A Woman’s Heart

This makes me smile every time I read it. It’s  Jonathan Edwards Apostrophe to his future wife Sarah Edwards. It’s such a wonder description of a godly woman don’t you think? It immediately brings to mind Maya Angelou’s quote, “A  woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”

Think They say there is a young lady who is beloved of that almighty Being, who made and rules the world, and that there are certain seasons in which this great Being, in some way or other invisible, comes to her and fills her mind with exceeding sweet delight, and that she hardly cares for anything, except to meditate on him–that she expects after a while to be received up where he is, to be raised up out of the world and caught up into heaven; being assured that he loves her too well to let her remain at a  distance from him always. Continue Reading

Sacred Morning

I love cool, breezy early mornings. I love the sweetness found in the air like aromatherapy. It soothes and refreshes me the moment I walk out of my front door. It calls me to pause and breath deep for a moment, to try to take in as much of it as I possibly can and enjoy it to it’s very depths.  It reminds me of how small I am, how little I can contain and how abundant God’s graces are.

For a moment, all thoughts about yesterday’s past events, all concerns about today’s upcoming events and all worries about tomorrow’s future events are forgotten by the sweet smells that fill the air and begin to fill me calling me to enjoy the moment,  to live in this moment, not the past or the future but in the present, in his presence where he dwells and holds out his hand waiting to lead me forth to face the new day.

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