“He is the radiance of the glory of God
the exact imprint of His nature.”
for my Alaska son,
his handsome face and the stubble on his chin
reminding me of the man he has become
the gift he is in my life
Many thanks to my God
a smile and a twinkle in the eyes- loved beyond words
How many years have I looked upon the back of his head? Quite a few, to say the least.
Some of the details may have changed with the passing of time, but the feelings in my heart never change.
Well, actually the feelings do change. They grow stronger.
Sometimes that is all you can do- hang on by a thread.
But thank you God for that thread!
“Give thanks in ALL circumstances….” 1 Thessalonians 5:18
“…. seeing our Father in everything makes life one long thanksgiving and gives a rest of heart, and, more than that, a gayety of spirit, that is unspeakable.”
Hannah Whitall Smith
Jesus’s word from John 10:10
….”I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”
Some gifts are harder to see.
Harder to find.
Hidden from view.
Perhaps that makes them all the more precious.
Sometimes in order to see the gifts all around me,
I need new eyes.
A different perspective-
Coming at life backwards-
Seeing from a different angle.
Getting up at 5:45? Ouch!
But so worth it to see such a
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
No matter the darkness,
no matter the tangles of life-
His face shines down upon me