"…And she smiles at the future." ~Proverbs 31:25

Precious clutter

I came across another one today. It looked like this:

I frequently find them around the house…these little, rolled up pieces of paper that appear—at first glance—to be misplaced trash. But I have learned not to throw them away.

You see, they belong to my daughter, Addy.

And they are important to her. These little tubes of paper are her personal prayer lists.

She makes them all the time.

She does it on her own.

And while I often get on to her for leaving her “stuff” (shoes, books, etc.) around the house, it’s hard to complain when I find one of these:

I love that Addy cares about people.

I love that she takes her prayer life seriously enough to write down what’s too important to risk forgetting.

And I love the surprise of finding out that what I thought was trash, isn’t trash at all.

Thanks for stopping by!


Comments on: "Precious clutter" (10)

  1. Precious clutter — precious Addy! I love this child!

  2. Warms my heart!

  3. leahcoats said:

    Wonderful surprises! 🙂 She seems very sweet!

  4. Mike James said:

    Amy, I just wanted to let you know how much of an inspiration you and your family are to me. I am so proud of you, Troy and your children. What a blessing you are to me and I know those that are around you all the time are even more blessed. Keep these coming you will never know how much you and Addy have strenghtened me today. God Bless you all. Mike

  5. Thank you so much for sharing & caring. Love you all.

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