This winter has been long. We had reasonably nice weather until the very day winter started. But since then, it’s been crazy. Up one day, WAY down the next. Snow, no snow. Rain, sleet, hail, thunder, lightning, you name it.
And I was fairly positive for a while. I enjoyed winter, when it was winter. Even had a summer-like break when we went to Texas for a week in January.
But my attitude these days towards the weather, well quite frankly, it sucks. I hardly, if ever, use that word. However, I kid you not, my attitude towards Mother Nature is horrible.
Maybe because spring supposedly started two weeks ago and we currently have four inches of snow on the ground. Or maybe the fact that we’ve gotten teases or spring, then the temperature takes a major nosedive.
But I know that it would be rather wise for me to dig myself out of this hole and realize my blessings in life. No, I’m not always inspirational or feeling inspired. No, I don’t always have words of wisdom for others. I have bad/touchy moments. My life has a lot of smiles and roses, but that’s not all it is.
But you know what?
There are people who have it far worse than me. Far worse! Here I am, complaining about the weather, and I am so blessed in other areas of my life!
I also have a right to my feelings, though. It’s okay to not feel okay sometimes. But darling, please don’t let it ruin your entire day.
My feelings towards the weather/Mother Nature are bitter right now; but I will spend some time in prayer. Time in prayer, and remembering of all the things I’m blessed with.
P.S. I did pray last night. A lot! I asked God for guidance in how I’m supposed to realize my blessings instead of feel sour of the weather. I had a very specific prayer, then said about a dozen Hail Mary’s and a handful of Our Father’s. I am feeling the start of a difference, and that right there, my friends, is the power of prayer!