Looking Beyond

How absurd-
Time spent on idle words.
My mental note of introspection:
Look beyond the imperfection.

How futile,
The whole kit and caboodle
And time spent stewing
On negative things.

My note for my daily journal:
Look beyond and see the eternal.
Butterfly, Owl Butterfly, Tropical
The Owl Butterfly’s Eye: seeing beyond.

So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever. 

2 Corinthians 4:18, NLT

2 Corinthians 4:17-18 NIV – For our light and momentary troubles – Bible Gateway

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  1. Nancy E Buhrer says:

    yes, fix our gaze on things unseen – hard for me to let go of whatever I am worrying about today and to focus on the eternal- I keep reminding myself that I have so much to be grateful for!

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    1. I also have to lift myself out of the grasp of worries and fears. They can grab hold. But then a hummingbird flits by my window and I fly with them.

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