I love black and white photographs; there’s something very evocative about the tone and shades. This simple setting of sea, sky,sand, intersecting tracks and a rather care worn tree, just speaks of life as it is today.
The uncertainty that each of us deals with, depending on our character type. The hope for new horizons.
Some words of Jesus, recorded in Matthew’s Gospel 6; ‘27 Can any of you add a single hour to the length of your life by worrying? 28 And why do you worry about clothes? Consider the lilies in the field and how they grow. They don’t work or spin yarn, 29 but I tell you that not even Solomon in all of his splendor was clothed like one of them. 30 Now if that is the way God clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today and thrown into an oven tomorrow, won’t he clothe you much better, you who have little faith?.’
Not harsh words of condemnation or rebuke. The ‘wrap around’ love of God, with us, at the crossroads, the straight path, or the lack of a path (!). I have always been suprised by God’s love in the seemimgly barren and testing times. The cry of my heart and yours, into the love of God, aways pointing, directing and beckoning onto the next path or step. ……..