August Isn’t for the Faint of Heart

planet earth

Or as I told my cousin: Earth, the trip of a lifetime…

This morning I planned on turning off the air conditioner, throwing the door in my office that opens onto the deck wide open and breathing deeply of the outside air, listening to the birds, the free-roaming chickens (and a lonely turkey), and all of the wonderful sights and smells of au naturel. But it became warm by the time I finished in the kitchen, and…I shut the door to the deck and left the air on…

Life—it does that to us when we least expect it. If I had a dollar—well, figuring for inflation maybe two dollars for everything I thought I would or could do I’d be wealthy beyond counting and like Tigre extraordinaire.

Since I only get a third done of what I want to do, I have decided in order to get more done, this is the plan, I’ll make my to-do list three times longer. It could work.

Our calendar says August, but day by day our weather shimmers between August and September. September days tend toward warm and humid, somewhat lazy, laidback, and languid with cool to cooling nights good for sleeping. August is warm to hot and humid days with not much respite for sleeping at night.

Experts warn that women’s minds are like an interstate highway connected and always buzzing with activity. My mind easily jumps from one idea to another. I’ve wondered at the idea of snowglobes. Little worlds that contain scenery that can be shaken up and we can watch the world in snowtime.

The snowglobes are full of snow, but why is it always snow? Our amazing world has seasons: a season with the snow, a season with the sunshine, a season when the leaves fall. When it’s day on one side of the world it’s night on the other. When it’s summer in one half of the world it’s winter in the other half.

As we hurtle through space at trillions of miles per second, have you ever wondered who is piloting the ship?

Yes, as a fact I do know who is piloting the ship, and I know he has a plan. Like the song says, I know who holds tomorrow

Ecclesiastes 7:

9  Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

10  Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this.

11  Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.

12  For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.

13  Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked?