Joy Needs No Umbrella

April 6, 2019

The sky was growing darker

on a once bright cheery day.

The baby,

once bright and cheery,

feared the darkness and wrath

but I held her close to me

loving her so much.

Her face lit up

and  quickly brightened.

She gave me a kiss and her heart melted into mine.

Where was the once pending storm?

I don’t know or care

then gave the wee one a kiss.

Our love is stronger than any storm . . .

and we drifted off to rest peacefully.

By Martha L Shaw – © 2019

 

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AN UNEXPECTED GIFT!

February 11, 2019

When The Storm Passes . . .

The threat of a storm lasted long, but now that the storm is over it seems as though it was quite brief.  How often do we find this to be true?  After it has gone, the beauty in its wake seems brighter than ever before  . . .

Here are some photographs taken after other storms have gone.  It seems there is a message in their beauty.

 

29 He stilled the storm to a whisper;
   the waves of the sea[a] were hushed.    – Psalm 107:29


SEE THE LIGHT

October 10, 2018

SUCH repetiton!

The storm predictions haunt me!

What? Sudden Sunshine!

By Martha L Shaw – ©2018

Yellow Sunflower

 


The Storm That Wasn’t

September 25, 2018

When I Stray

In the night

I gazed at the light streaked sky

before any raindrops even fell  . . .

Already concerned about damaging winds

which never came my way.

By Martha L Shaw ©2015

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HURRICANE AND TORNADO

September 10, 2018

As we face the peak of hurricane season and, as well, with many of us – MYSELF INCLUDED-  in the path of Florence right now – A LEVEL 4 AND SOON TO BE 5 -, let’s pray  for protection for all!

 

 
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Enlightened

May 3, 2018

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Beauty in a storm

when I do not look in fear

sun peeks through the clouds

 

Glistening raindrops

Quenching the thirsty dry land.

Grace and hope are mine!

 

By Martha L Shaw – ©  2018

By Martha L Shaw © 2-18-2015


DANCING IN THE REIGN

August 1, 2017

I heard

the applause of many angels

reign down on a dance floor

glowing

with the stars in gentlemen’s eyes

as the ladies danced in satin gowns

and their best diamonds!

No other light was needed.

By Martha L Shaw – ©  2017

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