It's 5 minute Friday again!!! I'm joining LisaJo over at The Gypsy Mama for another linkup. Here is a recap on the rules:
1. Write for 5 minutes flat for pure unedited love of the written word.
2. Link back here and invite others to join in.
3. Go buck wild with encouragement for the five minuter who linked up before you.
The prompt this week is, "When seasons change...."
When seasons change I greet them with joy. I love every season that comes, as just another perspective of my God's creativity. In winter there are cute sweaters, fun holidays and evenings spent with a book around a toasty fire. There are also two of my favorite drinks--Apple Cider and Eggnog. Spring means the world comes back to life again, a change in wardrobe (always fun!) and my birthday. Summer means children free from school and fun in the pool. Fall means a relief from the summer heat, and the beautiful oranges and reds of the leaves on the trees--it also marks the anniversary of my wedding.
I love the changes in seasons so much, but I need to remember that other changes in seasons are good too--the changes in life seasons. It can be easy to be afraid of change--I like life the way it is now, and what if the next change changes TOO much? What if I don't like what the new normal will be?
But God is in control of more than the awesome changes in the earth's seasons. He's in control of the seasons of my life. When I look at the seasons of the earth I see only beauty, and God can work that same beauty into the seasons of our lives if we let Him.