The Strength of Tenderness


The ground is hard beneath my feet,

The air so sharp.

Still I travel

Where you lead

Hoping for a sign.

Stopping for a moment’s rest,

I discover hope’s gentle face

And sweet scent

Beckoning me on.

I smile,

Then rested and restored,

I travel on.

By Martha L Shaw – © 1-16-2015


6 Responses to The Strength of Tenderness

  1. It is important every once in a while to stop, smell the roses and recharge in the presence of God.


  2. Mlissabeth says:

    I have done a lot of stopping and reflecting lately, and it is good.


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