The Awakening

June 7, 2018

Our earthly life can be frustrating

and our human weakness

is like a blindfold

keeping us from realizing the beauty,

the miracles,

and God’s loving hand

guiding and protectig us always.

By Martha L Shaw – ©2018 Words and Painting

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HAPPENING RIGHT NOW!

March 4, 2017

While we wait, disappointed, the Lord is with us. . . be open, blind eyes!

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Where there is great love, there are always miracles.

– Willa Cather –

 


NO LONGER UNSEEN

January 14, 2017

Open your heart to faith

and pray with hope

unceasingly.

You will be amazed

at the previously unseen miracles

Love has richly showered you with,

which you have taken for granted.

It is never to late to bow down,

to say thanks,

to share the good news.

By Martha L Shaw – © 2016

Yes, Lord, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.
Isaiah 26:7-9

 

 


PLEASE DON’T MISS YOUR MIRACLE!

December 17, 2016

THE MIRACLE

 

I cry out

While you hold me close.

Yet I,

So blinded by my own fear,

Am unaware of the miracle

Of your nearness.

The gift is mine.

I have only to choose to receive it.

Be mine.

By Martha L Shaw ©2015

 

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MIRACLES HAPPEN

April 15, 2016

It amazes me when Christians claim healing and miracles “were back then”and not now!  THEY HAPPEN EVERY DAY and to you and me, yet we get caught up in our “if onlys” and miss them.  In this Easter season as we celebrate our Lord dying on a tree and rising to life again,I can think of 2 miracles in my life involving trees.

 

On the day of Christmas eve in what was then my first home I got up and before coffee headed to the front steps for the newspaper.  Bending to pick it up, in my half asleep stupor, it came to mind that the sun seemed too bright.  I stood up and realized the huge oak tree next to my driveway had fallen during the night . . . I slept through it not hearing the snap,  crash,  crunch . . . and my home was untouched.  

A couple of years ago,  in a different home,  I was awakened by a loud BOOM in the night and in the dark saw little but by day realized a large portion of a tree behind my house fell missing damaging my home by ONE INCH!  

Miracles happen folks!  Sometimes much smaller than trees and other times MUCH LARGER but good gifts come in all sizes!   Take notice and be thankful.

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“Shocked by wonder!”

April 7, 2016

Have we become so tainted by our own selfishness

that NOTHING astonishes us anymore? I pray that will never happen to me!

Thank you, Lord, for not giving up on me!


THE MIRACLE

December 1, 2015

 

I cry out

While you hold me close.

Yet I,

So blinded by my own fear,

Am unaware of the miracle

Of your nearness.

The gift is mine.

I have only to choose to receive it.

Be mine.

By Martha L Shaw ©12-1-2015


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