Thank you to the ladies at Two Writing Teachers (www.twowritingteachers.wordpress.com) for hosting the March Slice of Life Story Challenge!
I left school today depressed because of all the snow on the ground — again! Walking out the front doors, I looked and saw…some really FAT robins, hopping around in the parking lot. Poor birds! They must be so confused!
Poor birds in the snow, freezing
stupid snow again
When will we get back to spring?
Then I thought about something my mom said a long time ago; God will provide. So true! My depression turned to hope. If God can take care of these obviously needy birds, and he provides us a nice, warm home, then what do I have to do? Turn my frown around!
That’s just what I did!
March 23, 2015 at 8:29 PM
This sounds great! I like how you made it in to something positive!
March 23, 2015 at 8:43 PM
Glad remembering what your mom said turned it all around!
March 23, 2015 at 9:06 PM
The snow will water the plants that will grown in the spring. So there’s a reason to be happy for snow, right? But I agree, snow needs to stop showing up.
March 23, 2015 at 9:14 PM
Oh gosh. I am in the same wintery mess. It is so easy to get frustrated and fed up. Things could be worse-it could be December! 😉
March 23, 2015 at 9:31 PM
Your slice reminds me of the beautiful picture book, Nest, by Jorey Hurley. Check it out if you haven’t read / seen it before: http://www.amazon.com/Nest-Jorey-Hurley/dp/1442489715/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1427160657&sr=1-3&keywords=nest
March 23, 2015 at 9:37 PM
They are probably puzzled by the snow, but I know in our case, we could really use the precipitation so while we are ready for flowers, they are thirsty and at least this helped. It sure was pretty this morning. I like how you ended with positives.
March 23, 2015 at 9:59 PM
Good for you! I’m still upset about the cold weather. 😉 I keep hearing birds outside in the morning, and it lulls me into a false sense that it is going to be nice and springy outside. Those birds get me every morning.
March 23, 2015 at 10:05 PM
The robins are supposed to be a sign…even though I sometimes see them during the winter…this winter I did not see any…so the fact that you …and even I have seen some robins…well spring is near. Your mother’s advice was good…and being positive is so much easier on us than getting depressed…especially by something we can’t control….like the weather. Keep that smile! 🙂