Earlier this year my husband and I were blessed by our dear friends the Saint’s proving their namesake by taking us to play in the snow at Mt. Hood Timberline Lodge. Though this majestic mountain is only hour away from home, it only took us 26 years to get there to enjoy it! It was a delightful day from start to finish and a stunning reminder that God pulled out all the stops on showcasing His creation of Mt. Hood….the wow factor was simply off the charts.
My heart was taken back to a time I had pondered Job’s question regarding snow… here are a few of my thoughts about it.
“Have you entered into the treasures of the Snow?” Job 38:22
God’s word speaks of it, His glorious handiwork declaring its’ beauty and wonder.
Snowflakes form around a speck of dust that get carried up into the atmosphere by the wind. A water crystal develops becoming His unique one-of-a kind creation, as so with His children–no two exactly alike.
This peaceful, tranquil, fresh-fallen snow that quietly covers the dirt and soiled earth. Dazzling it in a brilliant blanket of purity and innocent gleam. Making God’s secret place of the snow a storehouse of His truths and a flurry of His promises.
Psalms 51:7 says, “Cleanse me with the hyssop and I will be clean, wash me and I shall (in reality) be whiter then snow.”
Isaiah 55:10-11 states “For as rain and snow come down from heaven …. so God’s word does not come back void but accomplishes that which it was sent to do.”
So, before the winter is past and and spring has sprung, let us wrap up our winter lingering in His treasures. 17 days of winter wonder still to go, I say Lord … Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!