May 23, 2010

Mr. Rabbit

A 15 minute wait to resolve a customer service issue … a 45 minute maneuver through the light-rail construction traffic … a half mile tunnel backup. By the time I pulled into my niece Lorna's driveway, I was grasping to collect fragments of my distracted peace. Then, I spotted him. This wild rabbit, refusing to be disturbed by the whirring of the neighbor’s lawn mower, the pickup from the mailbox next door, or the mockingbird sitting on the nearby satellite receiver blasting his rendition of sunset sonata. He then sat undisturbed for my 20 minute photo taking session. After, I was composed. Frustration had disappeared. Thank you Mr. Rabbit ... thank you!
“Father, 'when my heart is overwhelmed and fainting; please lead me to the rock that is higher than I'.”1
1. Psalm 61:2 (AMP)

May 15, 2010

Strength & Power

Recently, I observed this Bald Eagle,
as it sat at 90 ft, guarding the nearby nest of its young eaglets. I was immediately reminded of another favorite promise from the Holy Scriptures:
“He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might, He increases strength ... but those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”1
The eagle … a symbol of strength and power. My heavenly Father ... the giver of strength and power!
1. Isaiah 40:29,31 (NKJV)

Photos – Norfolk Botanical Garden April 29, 2010

May 8, 2010

Happy Mothers Day

                            A Mother   ~
                                is Optimistic
                                      Hugs often
                Radiates love!
     “Her strength and dignity clothe her with beauty …
      A heart of compassion she turns to the needy …
     She teaches her children true lessons of kindness;
     And shares with them wisdom the world can’t destroy.”1

          Happy Mother’s Day
1. Elizabeth de Gravelles -She Will Be Called Blessed

May 1, 2010


His ~
   greatness 1
     power 2
       wisdom 3
          provision 4
             mercy 5
                forgiveness 6
   protection 7
     healing 8
       peace 9
         love 10

1. Psalm 145:3; 2. Matthew 6:13; 3. Ephesians 3:10
4. Philippians 4:19; 5. Psalm 103:17; 6. Hebrews 8:12
7. Luke 10:19; 8. Psalm 103:3; 9. Ezekiel 37:26
10. Jeremiah 31:3