Collin J Örthner – Photographer

January 23, 2013

Acquiring Gratitude

Filed under: Hi Res, Nature, Sigma DP2 Merrill, Sigma DP2M, snow, Trees, Winter — collin j örthner @ 7:57 pm


“While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.”

Genesis 8:22  ESV


So often, winter to me feels far too long. I long for spring and the new green. Birds return and  life returns to the Canadian prairie and parkland. But winter is a season in good time just as the creator intended. Depending on where we live, some of us endure a lot more cold than others, building endurance and creating a very strong appreciation for the first warm days of spring and the heat of summer. The almost complete silence of a cold day in winter can be exhilarating just as easily as the raucous noise of a spring slough come alive with birdsong. Maybe “endurance” is the wrong word, how about “gratitude”??



[Sigma DP2 Merrill]




1 Comment »

  1. Amen!

    Comment by Doug — January 24, 2013 @ 7:58 am

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