I chose this image of a beautiful butterfly because it is obvious the poor little thing has seen some stormy weather or difficult times. Yet, it is still a butterfly, doing what butterflies do. The storms it has encountered may have frayed its wings, but it flies on.
As we age, the storms of life assail us, but we weather them and press on.
My dad recently had colon cancer surgery. Sore, frightened, and discouraged from the process, he has not failed to reach out to people around him and share the love of God with everyone who will give him a few minutes and listen.
We don’t know what tomorrow holds for him or for our family, but we will continue to fly on these old wings and weather the storms around us until God calls us home and replaces all things old with new.
Philippians 3:14 (KJV)
14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.