This morning I'm sitting at my kitchen table and through the window I see snow falling.
On March 26th, 6 days after the calendar announced Spring Begins.
We just ended our spring break and it looks like winter break instead.
Green grass laced with white snowflakes is such a strange sight.
Right now we are dealing with some heavy stuff with our 16 year old son Aaron.
Things that make his Mamma's heart break and ache.
When I look at his choices and how we raised him I find no common ground.
Right now our son is like snow in the spring.
It shouldn't be.
It doesn't belong.
Doesn't make sense.
This morning I have my Bible opened to 1 Samuel about Hannah and Samuel.
The son she wanted, prayed for and vowed to give to God for his whole life.
I loved this particular verse in chapter 3
19: The LORD was with Samuel as he grew up, and he let none of His words fall to the ground.
let none of His words fall to the ground
Today the only thing that will fall to the ground is the snow.
The words my God has spoken over my son will not fall to the ground.
Instead, they will fall into my restless heart and through them I will find peace as I pray them over my Prodigal.
Luke 19:10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.
Romans 10:13 for, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."
I pray he does this:
Jeremiah 29:12-13 Then you (Aaron) will call on Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you seek Me with all your heart.
So God can have His way with Him...
Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, (Aaron)," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
Because of Aaron's choice to invite Jesus into his life and a few years later choose to get baptized, I believe that he will return to the Lord and what a day that will be!
Philippians 1:6a being confident of this that He who began a good work in you, (Aaron Preston Chealey) will bring it on to completion.
What are you currently facing that goes against what God has for you?
Whatever your "snow in the spring day" is, choose to focus on Jesus Christ!
Keeping our eyes on the One who can make a snowy spring day beautiful.