This morning I sat in my garden & noticed a few autumn leaves on the ground. This got me into thoughtful mode & made me think about winter & being cold! I sat pondering (actually it was very early morning so I was still half asleep). Am I ready for winter? I don’t even feel like we’ve had a summer this year. It’s funny how there were only a few leaves on the ground & I was already panicking about winter! This got me thinking about life & the seasons in our life. (I did warn you I was in thoughtful mode lol). Do we sometimes jump ahead & miss out on the fullness of one season because we are worried about the next season? Jesus said in Matthew 6:34; “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” He mentioned not to worry about tomorrow yet some of us worry about things so far ahead. We worry about all kinds of things, sometimes even silly things? Jesus said don’t, tomorrow will worry about itself.
So I sat in my thoughtful spot & thought, it’s OK no need to panic! I will enjoy the hot sunny days when they appear, I will enjoy the beautiful colours of autumn & when winter comes I will enjoy that too. I will do my best with each precious day God has entrusted to me & I won’t feel guilty about all the things I can’t do. Each season is for a specific purpose so I will embrace each season both in the natural & in my spiritual life. As it says in Ecclesiastes, there is a time for everything & God makes everything beautiful in it’s time. A challenge for us girls – let us enjoy what God has given us for this season & stop worrying about what we don’t have.
Above are some photos that we took in the autumn of 2007, click on the image to see a slideshow. We spent the day in the park, enjoying an autumn day, taking photos & playing in the autumn leaves.Have a great day today, live it to the max & let tomorrow worry about itself. xxx