Season for Joy

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I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.

I wonder if God gave us seasons, especially spring to bring us hope of His renewing power.
Sometimes our lives look as bleak as the landscape in winter with dead brown grass that looks like it will never be green again. Naked trees wave their arms in stiff, winter winds. We wonder if we’ll ever see them lush again, providing welcome shade on a warm day.

Finally, winter’s frigid winds give way to spring’s glorious rain. The whole earth is pregnant with blooms. We rejoice in the abundant beauty, the fragrant scents, and the unthawing landscape.

We revel in His power to renew and revive once again.

God of all seasons,
thank You for everything You created.
So many things shout of Your goodness to us
who choose to see, and believe.

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About sallyjadlow

Sally Jadlow serves as a chaplain to corporations in the greater Kansas City area. Her books are available here. She also teaches creative writing. Sally writes true inspirational short stories, poetry, and historical fiction.She also loves to cook. She teaches creative writing and speaks to young and old. Sally is the wife of one, mother of four, and grandmother of fourteen. Her website is http://.SallyJadlow.com
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2 Responses to Season for Joy

  1. RJ Thesman says:

    Thank you for beautiful visuals and for the reminder that God is in every season.

    Like

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