Porch #58 * Say It Ain't So!

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September?  No way!

These first golden days of the 9th month, this little pocket of transition time tucked right between sultry summer days and autumn's gently falling leaves?  This is my yearly sweet spot.  These brief diminutive moments are a unique season of their very own.

I can't say I'm ready for it yet.

The kids are off and running to school.  The calendars' little square spaces are beginning to fill.  Appointments, meetings, and game schedules collide with book clubs, church stuff, and classes.  And yet the Spirit continues to whisper, 'Be still and know that I am God' {Psalm 46:10}.   

If our souls ever needed to linger quietly, to be refilled by the One who designed each splendid season ... it would be right about now.  Even as we begin to embrace this lovely autumn-ish life.

Let's just enjoy each moment ... not looking too far behind or too far into the future.  He's got this.


Joy the Baker

Myquillyn Smith

Tim Challies

Sarah Bessey


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For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

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