I exited the gym last night and was overcome by the sky.
Dark as if threatening a storm, I was captivated by the cobalt color, the veiled expanse of heaven.
I snapped photos with my phone unconcerned over who might be watching.
Said to myself,
The sky’s my thing. I see so much of God.
My interactions of late have been a little heavy, some surprisingly negative and a few tinged with murky colors of out of blue disdain.
But, it is okay. It truly is okay.
Through God and with God.
He has led me all the way, preserved my sense of me and more importantly, I pray left in my wake a sense of Him.
He has led me all the way.
To places that were difficult as well as places that were good.
Places where He kept me safe, kept me kind, made me able.
The coming months promise new places, new stages, new challenges and I’m sure the promise of blessings!
He will be with me still.
Under dark stormy skies as well as happy sunshiny days.
Jesus has been with me all the way.
“But as for me, my prayer is to you, O Lord. At an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness.”
Psalms 69:13 ESV
It has been so very long since I’ve joined FMF, writing for as close to 5 minutes as I can. This time, prompted by “place”.
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“Under dark stormy skies as well as happy sunshiny days. Jesus has been with me all the way.” So true! I’ve seen some beautiful skies myself lately, it’s amazing how much variety there can be. Thanks for joining FMF today — keep writing!
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Lisa, it is amazing how deeply a simple sky can remind us of God and that He is with us in every place we may find ourselves. May He be with you in the days ahead, providing everything you need as you pursue Him. Blessings!
I love the photo of the sky – very atmospheric! And also the reminder that God is with us in the dark and stormy places as well as the bright and peaceful ones. He will lead us through!
Truly lovely, Lisa. Trust in Him; He’ll show the way.
You’ve inspired a sonnet, if I may?
The nights now are oh so dark,
and the days are darker still.
I never wanted to embark
on cancer’s trip, but it’s God’s will.
I guess he saw in me potential
to write this harrowing story
that would serve the essential
truth of His True Glory.
Another tumour dawned today
signalling fate beyond repair
but in His Love I find a way
to transfigure the despair.
I don’t now how to stem the pain
but He’ll bring me out to life again.
#1 at FMF this week.
Beautiful, thank you for leaving your words here!
It’s such a sweet reminder that we always have a place with Him no matter what our circumstances! Thanks for sharing!
Thank you so much!
With Christ, I can do all things!
Yes! Thank you!
Beautiful! Thank you for this deep reminder. Your words here struck me hard, good. Thank you!
Love that sky. I so often stop to do the same wondering if people think I’m crazy. But I also wonder why others aren’t more mesmerized the way I am by His creation- especially the skies. So: it’s nice to know I’m not alone 😅.
So thankful our path is known in God and that as we step forward in trust, we step into His footsteps; safe, secure. Praying for us both today, that His peace would continue to overwhelm us, whenever we begin to get anxious about the for us as yet unknown. Thankful for you and your writing. I don’t often comment, but I am always reading.