As I turned up the inclined road, it seemed my car was sweeping me into the gray cloud-filled sky. A hint of pink tinged the sky’s corner and raindrops fell slowly against my windshield. The essence of fall was invading my senses as the desert landscape cooled its summer pace to a gentle breath of all that is autumn.
The weather whispered cool breezes through open windows while visions of chicken noodle soup cooking on the stove drifted through my mind. And the car rose and fell on its way home. The rain gave hope like candles glowing that warmth and family would surround the table as darkness fell early. Sweaters and cozy blankets wrapped up the breeze and the thought tingled my skin. Harvest and hope. Warmth, love, and friendship all mingled in the pleasant thoughts. A new season had finally come.
“The Lord is righteous in all His ways and loving toward all He has made. The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call on Him in truth.” Psalm 145:17-18 NIV
P.S. Welcome Friends. I’m making some changes to my blog design. You may see things transitioning as I continue to write from my heart. Lessons learned and life in progress while learning to yield more to the Lord’s wisdom and direction. May you all be blessed by this slightly new direction and name change. “Heart-Filled Moments” will be the blog’s new title, unless already copyrighted but so far I have not found that. My intention is to still share the lessons along this journey that the Lord is revealing to me. May they speak to your heart as well.
I hope that this post will qualify for Food on Fridays as I mentioned Chicken Noodle Soup. Smile. I also had some wonderful snacks on that rolling road–Bugles and Flipz (when I got home).
About a 5 lb. broiler-fryer chicken
7 oz. of American Beauty Extra Wide Egg Noodles