The other day I walked out of the house into a bright sunny day, surprised to see the temp in the car read 37. Car was frosted over but the thought of a coat or jacket was far from my mind as the sun blinded my eyes. My spirits were high and I felt ready to tackle the day.
Flashback to a week earlier it was 47 degrees and cloudy with a chance of rain and I was bundled up like a mummy wearing a turtleneck, a jacket and a coat!
Pondering the difference of that day and this, I realized it was all about the Sun. ~ Have you noticed what a difference the sun makes?
Recently I experienced a beloved friend transition from earth to heaven. In observing the family surrounding her, I saw the ones walking in the SonShine – making plans to release her to Jesus. They focused on her pain free life ahead and being grateful for each moment. While others, seemingly remained cloudy in their acceptance of the inevitable and were unable to relinquish her into the heavenly realm.
Just like navigating a ship, plane or boat in the sunshine; there is a sense of clarity and a vision beyond the end of your vessel. So too is operating in the SonShine. There is a clarity and an abilty to think long term and a vision of how the Will of God is at work.
Operating a vessel in cloudy or foggy conditions, leaves room for error in judgment, mistakes and missed opportunities, operating your life away from the Son..yields the same misfortunes.