I woke up in the country and threw back the curtain to this wide open sky.
Yesterday, we saw the workers pruning the branches, making ways for the bright growth soon bursting through. I’ll ride these roads to my girl’s a month from now or so and I’ll be barely able to close my eyes because of all the majestic beauty of peach season!
Isn’t that what God does?
He holds our hand through the enduring, makes us new and strong in our growth, promises us a glorious new season if we’ll let him cut us from the old.
To stop wearing our old tattered and faded garments, to dress in his newness.
Morning glories, realizations filled to the brim, awaiting my drinking in and feeling led to pouring out like cream in warm coffee.
I’m without my devotionals, three of my daily ones; but, I’ve a new one called “Joy and Strength”. The quotes and the verses are ancient wisdom. The numbers, numeral and Roman, causing a longer pause.
So far, two days in and aligning with my season.
Preparing me to be re-planted in God’s freshly broken up ground.
My cousin gifted me the new one, maybe knowing I needed my soul made new.
No, most assuredly I know, it was God knowing, prompting her to know.
“No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. If he does, the patch tears away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear is made.”
Mark 2:21 ESV
The wisdom of the new little book I’ll open to find daily words, words that focus on after here and about what will matter then.
The truth of not just earth; but, heaven too.
“But according to his promise we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells.”
2 Peter 3:13 ESV
Without my set routine, not in my morning spot, my books, pencil and my Bible.
I began to wonder how I might otherwise find what God would have me know.
I looked through the wide and uncurtained kitchen window and decided it will be good to look to the day to hear, to see and to know.
And because the kitchen, the pots and the bowls, none of them were familiar or like mine,
My daughter made us oatmeal, the old way, on top of the stove.
And I tasted and saw that it was good.
So new and morning gloriously good!
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