Today it is windy. I am sitting in my chair by the window, watching the wind throw the branches around. It reminds me of how nothing stays the same. Even when I am not moving, the wind is moving through me. My life has been in a constant state of upheaval recently. Thank goodness I am planted where I am…but all the branches in my life are being thrown around, sometimes quite violently. I am looking forward to sunnier days. Where the sun causes growth and happiness and stillness and I can peacefully look up at the blue sky and take a nice deep breath. I am a tree, reaching toward the heavens. Slowly growing each day closer to the one who created me. I may be bowed by the wind, but I am strong enough to keep growing.