“Hushhhhh…” says the wind,
as the Christmas lights dance and sway to the music of the breeze.
First world sounds are muted; distant.
Crunch, crunch, crunch under my feet.
A bunny dashes – furry lightning hides in a bush; footprints prove he was there.
A sleepy neighborhood waits….
waits for glistening, shimmering frozen delight to end.
With the dawn, the world comes to life with rumbles and grumbles
roars and scrapes as the humans clear the way.
The bustling, hustling scurry us along,
rushing, moving, going fast.
CRASH, SMASH! Going too fast.
Slickness, slippery, frozen and cold.
Sirens scream; people, too.
Fists raised with angry voices.
Flashing lights blind.
Helping hands arrive.
Tenderness, caring, healing, helping.
More help and the damaged leave.
Hushed cold air, crisp and tasty.
Darkness descends once again.
Stillness and quiet fill the air.
And the humans wait…
Isaiah 55:9-11 (ESV)
9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.
10 “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven
and do not return there but water the earth,
making it bring forth and sprout,
giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater,
11 so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth;
it shall not return to me empty,
but it shall accomplish that which I purpose,
and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.
Snow – love it, or hate it? Look at it, or play in it? I love winter, the cold and the snow. I love the change of seasons we get living in the Midwest. Let me know what you think of winter and the snow. Do you even get snow?
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