I was struck by the quiet stillness of a place usually bursting with sound and movement.
All photos are shot with my Cyber-Shot DSC-H20.
A bike ride and morning of photography helped to clear some of the heartache.
Walking through nature is like climbing into the
lap of God for story time.
When I listen, I am reborn.
Isaiah 43:19 For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.
How many of you need to see God do something new? I do! I need to see that he is making a pathway through the wilderness of grief and that I have a gushing river to quench my thirst, in a place where there should be no hope. This year is one of firsts that no parent wants to have.Â Jonathan’s 19th birthdayÂ isÂ fast approaching and my sorrow deepens.
Lord, I see the first of my flowers peaking through the earth. They were there throughout the winter, but hidden and the sight of themÂ fills me with the hope of new life. Father I cry out to you, may the seeds that have remained dormant in my life blossom so that I can see that you are at work. May the day of my son’s birth produce new life, so that the glory of your plan is revealed! Help me to trust your provision! Amen