Cold wind

A cold wind blew in this weekend. It was so warm and sunny Friday…. almost made you think it was summer. We had cake and coffee for Annika’s birthday on the porch – no coats. But it wasn’t summer…. and Saturday brought a cold wind, an October wind.
We set our hearts on this our life…. our comforts… our plans… and then a cold wind rolls in and upsets that neatly raked pile of leaves. And we think…  this hard thing,  this tragedy, this accident, this fill-in-the blank – these things happen to other people don’t they? And God once again reminds us that this world is not our home and His ways are higher than ours.
So the cold settles in, and a heaviness in the chest, but we look up to God and pray His care and love to shine down on us.  Because it’s the only way to live,  looking upward.

This past weekend my niece Juliet was diagnosed with leukemia.  Please pray for her and her parents as she begins treatments.


About Lora

I am a 40 something wife to my patient and talented husband Scott, Mom to my five children (from toddler to teen) and oldest sister to eight siblings. I am interested in too many things, love to read everything around me, and have developed a strong interest in design and renovation along with my husband. I am conservative, Christian, and by the grace of God, trying to find His way through the ups and downs of my life.
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3 Responses to Cold wind

  1. Nicolette says:

    love the pic of jules, lor! thanks for the post…

  2. Carolyn says:

    What a beautiful little girl! Praying for God to look over this little one.

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