Whiter than Snow

“Wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.”  Psalm 51:7


I awoke at midnight from pain in my stomach and hips, being stricken with a large uterine fibroid and an acute illness of some kind.  Having fallen asleep when the outside temperature was 37º with rain clouds, the soft silence drew me for a curious look.  In the faint lamplights I could see all was lighter in color than usual.  Arousing, I turned on the outside light to see pure white snow falling thickly, blanketing everything in its path.

We don’t typically get snow.  Joyfully, I woke my eldest two children (the ones likely to fall back asleep) and showed them the glorious sight. Continue reading

A Beautiful Day


It was a beautiful day here in the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading