Despite its beauty and extraordinary singularity, snow can be rather difficult to take pictures of, especially while it is still snowing. Cameras are quite delicate. Water ruins delicate equipment. Snow is just another form of water. In other words, you can’t take many pictures until the snow stops. In my situation, because the temperature hovered above freezing, it meant that the snow would start melting before I even had the chance to get outside! Well, I must say I did not have a very successful photographing excursion that day. But I did learn an important lesson: you can not create with a camera what does not already exist. I was seeking a captivating snow-scape, when all there was to look at was ugly, melting snow! So I turned my attention to capturing what was really there and that was the only way to get a good picture.
Another important lesson I am learning is that I can not create with prayer what is not already a part of God’s will. To pray in faith is an unparalleled challenge! Turning my attention to praying what God really desires is the only way to glorify God through prayer.