In the quiet

We didnt see the sun today as the sky was blanketed in clouds pregnant with snow. The chickens didnt venture far from their coop and a heavy cold holds everything down.

The fine snow began a few hours ago and is predicted to fall all night. They say we will only get a few inches … we question their ability to prognosticate with any accuracy.

Days like today fill me with the desire to nest, cook, and read cards by the cook stove; looking into the stories that are our lives. Some say they’d rather not know what’s coming and there is a certain bliss that comes with that; what’s the saying, ignorance is bliss? I smile everytime.

I believe that our fate is not set and find truth in this quote from the Nicolas Cage movie Next; “Here’s the thing about the future. Every time you look at it, it changes — because you looked at it — and that changes everything else”. If you had the chance to change something about your life, would you?

2 thoughts on “In the quiet

  1. Machelle Dunnagan says:

    I think we all learn from life, if I had to go back and change things, I would change the things that haunt me the most, the things I think of often in silence, but not the things that I have learned from. Love you, great read!!

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    • Mme. Annette says:

      So if you could see what was coming, would you want to? If yes, would you act to change what’s coming (guess that depends on what it is!). =)

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