Our lives are Jenga towers:
intricate stacks of circumstance
that in a moment can
collapse around us.
Truer than True!
If we build our lives on sand that is.
I think the principle applies on rock, as well. Look at Job, or Peter, or Paul. They definitely had their orderly worlds collapse in a moment!
But always remember, beauty remains, especially in the chaos and ruin!
I’m quite into the contrasting beauties of order and chaos…
True. I’m Thankful that God is always there to pick up the broken pieces and put them together again.
Jenna requires gentleness and patience as do the circumstances of our lives. And through grace, all will be well, even the occasional collapse.
Auto correct got me again. Jenga, not Jenna.
but ‘the best laid plans go oft angly’ certainly applies here!
Reblogged this on touchdownohio and commented:
you forgot to mention the weather …. i like it
But then we re-stack and try it all over again…and again…and again..and…
Thank you, Jarrod
With my stumpy fingers, this is a sobering thought.
sobering is good. take care
Yes use this all the time…even bought a mini set to take as visual aid…take the woman out of teaching but….!
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Shawn Bird is a high school English teacher, poet, and YA author in the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia, Canada. She is a proud member of Rotary and a former Rotary Youth Exchange Student.
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