14Do everything without complaining or arguing,
15so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe.
Do everything without complaining or arguing. That was the challenge.
And boy was it a challenge today!
Yes, that is a tree. A very large tree. In my living room.
Yes, I did manage to help carry it in and make room for it without complaining or arguing. Yes, I definitely bit my tongue at least once.
My wonderful husband is the decorator in our house, and has always done a great job of it. But I have to admit that I really did NOT like the giant ficus. Not at all.
However keeping that to myself (as much as I could - it's hard to control the facial expressions!) really made for a much more peaceful afternoon. Obeying God is always a blessing.
Now that he has trimmed it, I think I might get used to it. I'll either learn to like it.....
Or have a very interesting "Not Me" for next week!