Change, "Sweet" Change

Today we had our first few snow flakes covering the ground, the flowers, the shrubs and trees. What a surprise, what a shock after such a beautiful, beautiful summer and fall that we had here in Manitoba this year. But: time does not stand still, and day after day we move closer to winter. So this morning was a wake up call for me, since a lot of things are still not done, not cleaned up for winter. I am not ready for winter yet!
It’s also been a challenging summer & fall. I had to face many changes. And who does like change? Do you like change? Sometimes it’s not such a big deal. But other times my resistence to change is HUGE. I cling to the old, to the comfortable, to the well-known.
This week I was given this quote:

“Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.” Hugh Prather
Isn’t that the truth! Just when I’ve gotten comfortable with a stage in life, it changes again. I was reminded of the Bible verse in James 1:17 (New Living Translation):

“Whatever is good and perfect comes down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow.”
There is something, no someone, who never changes! Our Heavenly Father! Isn’t that a comfort in all the changes we have to face?
Well, and to shock you a little bit of things to come, I thought I’d share some pictures from a winter not that long ago…
Our backlane
It’s always tricky to clean the entrance to the garage.
There’s not much space to put the snow in a backlane!


One comment

  1. Verena says:

    Liebe Meggie, ich bin ganz aus dem Häuschen, dass Du so schön deutsch sprichst / schreibst.:) Bist Du eigentlich Deutsche? Du lebts im schönen Kanada. Da möchte ich auch nohmal hin. Einige meiner Freunde wohnen dort. Das ist ja wahnsinn, wieviel Schnee Ihr schon habt. Ich bin auch noch nicht mal bereit für den Herbst und schon gleich gar nicht für den Winter. 😉 Das Zitat ist sehr schön und so wahr!
    Ich freue mich sehr über Deinen so lieben Kommentar und dass Du mich gefunden hast!
    I´m a new follower! 🙂
    Ganz liebe Grüße,
    Verena

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