Thursday, February 6, 2014

Minus Minus

The heater had seemed to run nearly all night long, so I knew that it was very, very cold. When I nervously went to check the digital thermometer around 5 a.m., that apparently shocked instrument simply read, - -

Minus minus? How bad was “minus minus”?

Well, Worland’s mercury officially bottomed out at -36° and topped out at a measly -5°. (With prayers, extra feed, and additional bedding, the livestock seemed fine; all took naps in the afternoon sunshine.) I’m grateful that tomorrow, we’re supposed to reach a relatively-balmy 23°.  Still, I long for the day when our thermometer will gush: + + !

Mercy demonstrates the best place to spend a bitter cold day: cuddled under a wool blanket with her momma! 

“…Nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable—absolutely nothing can get between us and God’s love….” –ROMANS 8:38-39 (MSG)

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