“Things That Matter” by Jean’s Boots Are Made For Talking

Today I want to share with you a blog post that touched my heart and reminded me to reconnect to the things that matter or should I say disconnect from those things that don’t. Jean’s Boots Are Made For Talking wrote this blog at: http://jeansboots.blogspot.com/2015/05/things-that-matter.html

She writes:

“What are the things that matter? Well, I can only start this morning with a brief list:

Things that matter:
Believing in something bigger than yourself. 

Things that don’t: 
A false sense that you have to get through it alone. 

Things that matter:
Engaging in conversation and sharing a meal with others. 

Things that don’t: 
Believing that your cell phone is more interesting than the people physically around you. 

Things that matter:
Fresh air in your lungs, compliments of the great outdoors. 

Things that don’t: 
Airing out your problems to solicit attention.”

Please read the rest of her blog at the link above and your heart will thank you for it.

This past weekend I disconnected in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. I long to live in the mountains with a nearby coffee shop and pancake house. Is that too much to ask for? What is most important is connecting with those I love, my boyfriend, in nature and talking about our life dreams. That and thanking God for all of this He created and bless us with is what matters.

IMG_0096 IMG_0134  IMG_3103 IMG_3097IMG_3108 IMG_3107

 

P.S. These little piglets really matter to me

slumber pig

Posted by

Join Lauren as she writes stories on country living and music. Be inspired by the hard work it takes to leave your mark on the world!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s