I’m an emotional eater. I have said it before. I don’t even know what I’m emotional about but sometimes I think something sweet or warm will make me feel better. Truth be told it usually does for the moment, but just the moments I’m enjoying it. Today I did a few good things, the apple cider vinegar, the salmon and veggies and even an apple for snack. All good stuff but then I had this emotion come over me. I’m not sure where it comes from. Just stuff. Can’t even pin point it.
I couldn’t stop thinking of a hot fudge sundae from McDonalds…since yesterday actually. You see when I was in elementary school there was a McDonalds by the school I went to for 4th and 5th grade. Sometimes Noel’s mom would take us girls through the drive thru for a hot fudge sundae. Maybe the other girl liked the caramel or strawberry but I would always say hot fudge sundae no nuts. It was a real big treat and it felt special on the days we got to get a sundae. In the back of my mind I have that memory. Soooooo today on my way home from work I went through the drive thru and ordered just one hot fudge sundae, extra fudge. It was less than two dollars and I just happened to have two one dollar bills so I didn’t even have to use my atm card. When I got to the pickup window one gal handed me the sundae while another girl said to me “I made this one with extra love” OH MY WORD. I could have hugged her. That one sentence made my day. Just exactly what I needed today, a hot fudge sundae made with extra fudge and EXTRA LOVE! It was really good too. I could tell it was made with love I really could.
I also wanted to remind myself that God is a good focus when I’m out of focus. I had not read my devotion in a while and decided today would be a good day to see what message it had for me. It was perfect too. Psalm 63:6-7 “Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings, I cling to you; your right hand upholds me” You have no idea how much I needed to hear that. I don’t have to do this alone, He upholds me when I feel like I can’t even stand.
quick thoughts before I pick up my littlest and only girl, soon to be one year older tomorrow...maybe that's part of my emotions.