Refreshing rain

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Rain falls this morning.  Gentle rain.  Refreshing rain after days of oppressive heat when flowers wilt and people just want to stay inside.

I read Jeremiah 31:25.

“I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.”

I receive the Word with joy and expect to be refreshed.

Today, I count blessings, grace flowing down.  I notice them.  I count them.  I record them.   And I give thanks.

This tired body and languishing soul will be satisfied.

#2169 Conversation with my son of consolation, hearing about his birthday

#2170 Pride and Prejudice, the movie, and watching love bloom over all obstacles

#2171 Hearing the Bob White call in the meadow while I work in the yard.

#2172 Two Gold Finches flit from bush to tree, their brilliance like sunshine

#2173 Being in Sunday School class with people who care about us

#2174 Seeing friend Ann and receiving her warm hug

#2175 Sounds of refreshing rain

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, and to sing praises to Your name, O Most High . . . Psalm 92:1

2 thoughts on “Refreshing rain

  1. The soft rain does calm our soul… slows things down… gives us a time to regroup…
    Your back yard… reminds me of mine…deck…trees…bird feeders…
    A peaceful place as we wander from flower to flower…
    You have great strength through “grace” it seems…Sometimes I wonder… how strong can one be?…but, with God’s help… as strong as necessary!

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