Enough snow and wind!

Zac and Betty looked like ghosts. Temperature about 5 degrees, going down to 15 below later this week. Wind from 25 to 45 miles an hour. Drifts up to my waist.

Lots of profanity as I try to open gates, get motors started, clear ice from my eyes, and slog along. But, thanks be to God I haven’t had a heart attack yet, I have warm clothes, a warm house, and a warm wife to come indoors to.

It looks like at least a half a month of this, so best set my face to the wind and soldier on like our pioneer ancestors did before us. Quit being a softy!

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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