Wednesday, March 4, 2009

I'm dreaming of a white March

Keith and I have been rejoicing that spring was finally getting near as February ended. We got soft those years in Orlando and could hardly stand 4 months of freezing :o) And then March came and it snowed like it hasn't snowed in years. I heard one weather man compare it to the blizzard of 1993 (which too happened in March). I remember that family had just moved into our new house and didn't even have door knobs on the doors yet. We stuffed towels in the holes. It happened to be the weekend we got to meet my now sister-in-law, who at that time, wasn't real down with not having a hair dryer, let alone not getting to shower. And of course we lost power for a couple days so we all got to see the real Kim :o) fun to laugh about now, probably not much fun for her at the time. We put our ice cream out in the snow to keep in from melting and our dog ate it and then got sick all over the new house. The fireplace wasn't totally finished (or inspected) but we made a fire and cooked hot dogs on it. What an adventure!
Thankfully this snow wasn't quite so adventurous for us. We measured almost 7 inches on our back porch. Keith made the kids a snow tunnel in the backyard and Isaac and I made Frosty the sequel down by the pond.
Its so beautiful to see all the white everywhere! The first morning you could barely make out where the road was, the brightly colored toys in the backyard were just white. It reminded me of Isaiah 1:18 that says "though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool." But the Lord doesn't just cover us in a blanket of white that will melt away in the sun, He has washed us clean in the blood of His Son so that there is no chance of a little bit of red peeking out from under the white. We ARE totally white in God's sight; we wear the righteousness of Christ!

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