The Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders came to Greenwood on Friday! Well, actually just two of them did, Kinzie and Rachel. They were at the new Alon/Uncles for their Grand Opening on Friday. The line for autographs wrapped around the building! Young and old, male and female all wanted autographs and pictures. Wives were very understanding, I might add!
I watched cars and trucks full of men roll s-l-o-w-l-y by, their eyes never leaving these two gorgeous cheerleaders. I saw grown men trip over their feet (and tongues) just because they were close to such stunning beauty. I saw boys no older than 6 who were already fully aware of the power that beauty had over them.
To give credit where credit is due, Rachel and Kinzie were adorable. Flawlessly beautiful and wearing those teeny tiny shorts with white cowboy boots. Some men actually swooned!!
What I noticed about these two lovely young ladies was how they were gracious and smiling to every single person, young or old, male or female who wanted an autograph and a picture. Two hours in 92 degree heat under a tent in a parking lot…they never looked anything but happy to be there.
Autumn. I love autumn. I love the colors, the smells and the cooler temperatures. I love the deep cool blue skies and the smell of wood smoke. I love that it means Thanksgiving and Christmas are not too far off.
What I love most about autumn is that I feel closest to God in this season. When I sit and listen to the birds and the wind in the trees and when I look at all the different colors of the trees and flowers…the golds and reds and purples, I see Him in all of it.
Just this weekend I was sitting on my steps (in a sweater, did I mention I LOVE sweaters!) and I was praying. I have been struggling with some pretty big issues in my life lately and I was asking for guidance. What came to me, clear as a bell, was Psalm 46:10 "Be still, and know that I AM God." I have given this scripture to other friends who have gone through troubling and challenging times in their lives.
This time, God gave it to me. And I will be still.