By on October 3, 2015

So there used to be two footprints in the sand.  Then one day, HE came, picked me up and carried me.

Ahhh, the refuge.  I’m safe as I lean in close and let Him comfort me…the perfect Father, covering me with an everlasting love.  I can almost hear His heartbeat.  I’m safe here.  I want to say “thank you, thank you, thank you for not only carrying me, but my burdens as well.”  Shhhhh…Be still…Enter my rest…Receive my strength.  I close my eyes and choose to trust Him.

The day He picked me up turned into weeks and then months.  When I begin to feel anxious that I have not done enough for Him, He reminds me it’s not about what I do for Him, but about what He wants to do through me.  I will finish what I started in you.

All the time, life’s waves continue to crash, threatening to overwhelm me.  Life’s losses hurt.  Loved ones sometimes wound.  Grief descends.  I watch the storms swirl, safe in his arms, his strength coursing through my spiritual veins.

Today…TODAY, gently and lovingly he set me down.  As I stand, I feel the warm sand in my toes.  I hear the waves crashing, but look beyond to see the peaceful heavens.  He walks ahead of me this time.  I follow lightheartedly, carefully…in His steps.

I Peter 2:21 NASB
For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps.

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October 3, 2015

October 3, 2015

2 Comments
  1. Dolly@Soulstops

    October 29, 2014

    Hi Rosie,
    Glad I linked up behind you at Holley’s blog…your words encourage me today…Thank you 🙂

  2. Kathy

    October 14, 2015

    Your words are a soothing balm to me today…thank you, dear friend!

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Rosie J Williams
TOPEKA, KS

Hello! I'm Rosie. I'm an author, a blogger and I live in Topeka, KS. A few things I love: My Nam Vet husband Steve. We like to travel and go pickin’ for stuff for my antique booth and the old barn Steve is restoring. I love my 6 grandchildren more than words can express! I love the Word of God and the personal relationship found there.

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