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31 Days: Notice


I recently stayed at a wonderful hotel in Boulder, Colorado. The Hotel Boulderado opened in 1909 and it is still beautiful. I had been staying in this hotel for four days before I looked up and say this amazing stain glass skylight. I had always been so busy rushing to my room to change or grab something that I had never taken the time to look up and notice the beauty above me.

How often do we not notice the beauty around us because we don't look up? I try to remember to do this especially when I travel but even at home, I forget to do this. When I am in my downtown, I tend to look down at the sidewalk so that I don't trip or I'm looking around me at the traffic. But when I look up, I notice things like this beautiful sight:


And I am sad to say that one of the things I neglect to notice the most is what God can do for me if I will just look up. If I would quit hanging my head and worrying and simply look up, I will notice that God is above me taking care of me. He has put this beauty in my life because He loves me and I don't need to hang my head or worry, His word has put me on notice that He is got this.

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  1. I've stayed at that hotel before! It's so beautiful. Love it.

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