ASSURANCE

May 4, 2016

There is often little I can do

but I am loved by the one who can.

Yes,

He knows my heart.

The gift He holds for me

is beyond all I could ever hope for!

By Martha L Shaw – © 5-2-2016

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Tears of Joy

October 7, 2015

If you look very closely

At the raindrop

Resting on a blade of grass,

You just might discover

The sun’s return reflected there!

By Martha L Shaw ©10-7-2015

PATH AND TREES


Let’s Dance!

June 3, 2015

DANCE

I saw the others in the room

dancing to a tune I could not hear.

I stood aside,

I watched and sighed.

Wishing,

Wondering,

They seemed to share a joy

I didn’t know.

They seemed to know a love

I didn’t feel.

I waited in lonely silence.

Then, I could wait no more.

With awkward steps

I left my hiding place

And followed.

At first my steps

Were slow and few

But then it happened!

I began to hear the music, too!

The more I danced,

The less I considered my shaky feet

For I had found something else.

I discovered joy!

By Martha L Shaw – © 6-25-2014


Mom Passed . . . But . . .

February 3, 2015

I have been devoting much time to going through my late mother’s things.  She was the last of my family of blood relations, at least those know of and it has been nearly a year.  Cleaning out the trappings of a life when someone’s gone is so difficult. What to keep, what to sell, what to throw away . . . when your heart aches for one more minute of holding a hand, listening to their breathing in sleep . . . all the little annoyances become treasure when someone’s gone. But, putting away the bits and pieces of this life really makes us richer because it stirs up the memories and love we share and makes them grow firmly planted in our soul . . . for our loved one is not really gone at all.

ma grad


The Singing Heart

January 30, 2015

The sun is shining

on old dusty memories

while the birds sing praise

By Martha L Shaw – © 1-30-2015 Words and picture

baby hat


What God NEVER Said

January 29, 2015

busy

“It has been a loooooooooooooong and hectic day.  I will get to that outpouring of grace tomorrow!”


Hopeful

January 26, 2015

Like a hurricane

challenges have rocked my world

Son . . . relieved, restored!

By Martha L Shaw – © 1-26-2015

freedom thoughts


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