Winter is long where I live and sometimes I get tired of it.I don't want to be one who complains about the weather,because it is not controlled by humans.I have a nice warm home to relax in and even on the coldest days,I have warm clothes to wear.Why am I saying all this? It is time to see the beauty which is all around us in winter.
On a drive out of town,I found a lot of beauty and all I had to do was take the time to look.
This is a place I often go to look for birds in spring and summer.No birds on this day,but a quiet beauty of snow and trees.
The world is filled with all kinds of sculptures,some very intricate and costly.I also found some sculptures and yes,they were intricate,but the best part,they were free.
The wind has turned the snow in the ditch into unique carved designs.
I noticed a very special sculpture and had to take the time to capture it.
Look at this.Isn't that just the best?
The sunshine created deep blue shadows at every ridge.
At another spot,I noticed this set of protruding designs in a larger drift.
What causes these designs? I don't have an answer,except to say that God directs the wind and the wind is a powerful force.
Snow sculptures and last years grass line all the ditches and fields.
Sometimes it seems like winter will last forever but take a look at the
Verse for Today:
As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”