What a Difference a Day Makes

They say about our part of the country, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 15 minutes.”

Well, from yesterday to today there has been a bit of a shift.

Here are the sheep grazing in our north pasture in lovely glow of the sun just yesterday.

Sheep safely graze in the golden mid-April sun. Photo by John

Sheep safely graze in the golden mid-April sun. Photo by John

 

But by this morning I had to put out hay for them, because the weather looked somewhat different.

Sheep munch on the hay with about four inches of snow on the ground. Photo by John

Sheep munch on the hay with about four inches of snow on the ground. Photo by John

 

It’s all a good reminder. The Covid-19 disaster we are living through will also be over. We will shout our alleluias once more. Meanwhile, the constant singing of the robins and cardinals tells us spring is actually all around–even now.

 

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About John

John is a retired pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America who has served congregations for over 40 years, including in rural, suburban, campus ministry and urban settings. His love of Border Collie sheepdogs has been fortified by his many friendships with shepherds all around the world. Nothing he has ever or will ever accomplish is as significant as the patience God, his wife and his friends have shown in putting up with his deficiencies.
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