PEACE OR IN PIECES!?!

May 13, 2019

Ego says, “Once everything falls into place, I’ll feel peace”. Spirit says, “Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place”.

– Marianne Williamson –

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A SIP AND A PRAYER

April 23, 2019

Ah, morning breezes

leaves sway to your melody

sunrays dance along

By Martha L Shaw – ©2015

PATH IN THE WOODS


WE ARE FAMILY!

April 22, 2019

Scrappy and I had lunch in our screened porch amid birds singing, a gentle breeze, blue skies viewed between leaf filled branches and the wonderful sound I love to hear – the sound of a saw cuttng wood! The sound and smell is life giving to me and perfume to my soul! Daddy was so skilled at EVERYTHING since if he didn’t know, he self-taught and worked with perfection. Sadly the last 15 years of his life were spent sedentary due to Parkinsons. Lord, heal me and or show me the way to shine and to make my parents proud for the 3 of us!  We love you and hunger to serve with the treasure you bestowed!

 

baby me with dad and mom


I AM WITH YOU!

April 9, 2019

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My mind was full of noise;

and manufactured worry that would not go away!

So despite my hesitation

I chose to sit a while.

I knew it was a lovely day

but couldn’t take it in.

I worried that I needed to . . .

oh, if only!

YES, BUT . . .Oh, but I can’t!

oh, but everybody else . . .

“Child. . . ”

“CHILD!!!!” still louder,

Seeing noone,

I was certain of trouble,

but then I heard

“I AM!

my gaze was toward the ripples

I simply did not see

as my anxiety grew.

“Child, I AM called you here to spend an hour with me!

Lay aside your worries!  Give them to me!”

I felt His embrace and finaly I knew!

I gazed at the small waves

gently flowing by

and the droplets were like my tears

BUT I DID NOT KNOW I CRIED.

“Now lay those worries down and leave them for me! . . .

Trust them to me, then sit quietly and know the

strength and intimacy of my love for you!

It is living in your heart,

as am I!”

A gente kiss and I closed my eyes

and knew!

He will ALWAYS give me

everything I need!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2019

words and photo are my own

 

 

 

 

 


YOU BE THE JUDGE . . . OR NOT

April 8, 2019

We all have opinions, but be super careful in sharing them.  Religion, politics, gender, nationality, sexuality, intellect, and so much more . . . 

SO SAD TO REALIZE THAT WHEN WE HURT OTHERS BY PLAYING GOD, WE ARE OFTEN HURTING OURSELVES AS  WELL AS OTHERS AND GOD HIMSELF BY UNFAIR STATEMENTS AND . . .  

REVEALING OUR PERSONAL FLAWS – DISPLAYING OUR

 

DIRTY LAUNDRY!

 


SPRING BLESSING

March 23, 2019

Royal Orchestra – Haiku

Ah, morning breezes

leaves sway to your melody

sunrays dance along
By Martha L Shaw – © 2015

PATH IN THE WOODS


QUOTE FOR EVERYDAY

March 19, 2019

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

Galatians 5:22-23 NIV


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