Like the frost on a rose, winter comes for us all. Oh how nature acquaints us with the nature of patience.
Like a seed in the snow, I’ve been buried to grow. For Your promise is loyal from seed to Sequoia.
Seasons – Hillsong Worship
I used to think my life was hard because I was doing something wrong.
Like somehow God was mad at me or just leaving me to suffer the natural consequences of my poor choices. Goodness knows, I’ve made plenty of mistakes.
2 “Rabbi,” his disciples asked him, “why was this man born blind? Was it because of his own sins or his parents’ sins?”
John 9:2, NLT
So I tried harder. Resolved more resolutely. Determined to live my best life starting right now.
Maybe if I eat better, sleep more, take better meds, love better, organize more efficiently, manage finances more wisely, work harder, pray…
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