Saturday, March 7, 2009

Every Season

Nichole Nordeman

Every evening sky, an invitation
To trace the patterned stars
And early in July, a celebration
For freedom that is ours
And I notice You
In children’s games
In those who watch them from the shade
Every drop of sun is full of fun and wonder
You are summer

And even when the trees have just surrendered
To the harvest time
Forfeiting their leaves in late September
And sending us inside
Still I notice You when change begins
And I am braced for colder winds
I will offer thanks for what has been and was to come
You are autumn

And everything in time and under heaven
Finally falls asleep
Wrapped in blankets white, all creation
Shivers underneath
And still I notice you
When branches crack
And in my breath on frosted glass
Even now in death, You open doors for life to enter
You are winter

And everything that’s new has bravely surfaced
Teaching us to breathe
What was frozen through is newly purposed
Turning all things green
So it is with You
And how You make me new
With every season’s change
And so it will be
As You are re-creating me
Summer, autumn, winter, spring


Memaw Barbie said...


Felicia said...

Awesome lyrics. Love N.N.

P.S. I kept meaning to comment on a comment you left me. I'd love to help you with window treatments. You don't need my help because you're an awesome decorator, but it would be fun for me :)

Nana Trish is Living the Dream said...

Thank you so much for this video and the beautiful words to the song and Oswald Chambers powerful words. I must get my shower and get ready for work, but all I really want to do is sit and reflect. Jolie is losing her daddy and I pray she finds closure. Pray she will get closer in her relationship with the Lord. He is in control and her world seems to be turning upside down. Sometimes it's the things that never get said that stand out in our minds.
I find my strength in Our Solid Rock. These seasons are so perfect for me to think about. Love you

Pearl said...

Hi Maree... I've had such a peaceful moment reading 'n catching up with you on your blog... Please, I do hope you'll be able to forgive me for being so slow between my visits... I'm very sorry... but, I just haven't had much energy lately, and it seems as though it's all I can do just to get a post up and go down my blog-list a few times before I'm worn out again... But, I'm so thankful for today, and for my time well spent here!

It simply warms my heart to see all of the photos of your Precious Grandchildren ♥ ...I cannot imagine the depth of Love that you have for them... Such a Blessing!! And, I want to thank you for your continued sharing of your journey towards better health ~ a True Inspiration to so many folks... I'm cheering you along!

Loved the photo of you with your young ones... I can totally relate, as I was a single Mom, too, and filled with the same "trash" that had been "fed" to you, about being stupid 'n worthless, etc. ~just sighs 'n shakes my head~ Our Loving Father did indeed bless us with devoted, loving Christian Husbands! Thank You, God...

I do hope that all is well with you and Dick and the rest of your family... Please know that I keep you in my thoughts 'n prayers... Aren't you delighted that Spring is almost here?! I know I am...
God bless...

~hugs 'n prayers~