The mint in my backyard has flowered; tiny white flowers make a wreath around the stem. I pause to wonder at the delicate loveliness.
The phlox are a bright spot of color. I can see them from my kitchen window.
The elderberries are getting ripe. I will make elderberry juice/syrup from them.
The flowers are blooming. The vegetables and fruit are ripening. It is the bounty of summer. And then autumn will come. Again.
The rhythm of the seasons provides order to our lives and points to God’s faithfulness. After the great flood God made a promise to Noah.
While the earth remains, seed time and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease. Genesis 8:22
God is sovereign over the earth and we can trust his promise.
The prompt for the Five Minute Friday writing community is: AGAIN