Last night it was a dark and rainy cycle home. Of course my back light sprung off and came apart in the gutter. I was not too irritated as I had a good day at work. I found the batteries quite quickly, and the back of the light.
At this point I began to think, as you do, that it wasn’t worth carrying on looking. Cars were having to swerve to avoid me peering into the gutter.
23 quid – I had just bought this light set and I guess that spurred me on. There were two apples, for some reason, in the leaf mould in the gutter I kept sweeping past. I had taken the front light off and was using that to inspect the gutter.
I was asking myself how long I could reasonably carry on looking, thinking it had fallen down a drain, when I saw it.
How many times do we give up looking too quickly? An arrow prayer, by the way, had been part of my strategy. Life, the world and our circumstances are ordered for His pleasure.