15 January 2018

trust.



"Start with the 1st step, not the 3rd.
The 1st step is the step you don't
want to take. Take that step."
{David Whyte}

& in taking that step ..
venturing to
 the great unknown _
the step of obedience _
with just enough
lamplight
albeit
dimly
shown.
take it.
take that step.
and
trust
HIM
in the
journey.

"Big assignments begin
with a thousand tiny "yeses".
{Sharon Jaynes}

stepping softly,
.sherry.

*

 "Let the morning bring me word 
of your unfailing love,
for I have put my trust in You."
{Psalm 143.8}

17 comments:

  1. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️

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    1. thank you, dear friend. ♥
      while there are layers to peel back
      and deal with in varied form, there's
      blessing in the peeling - if that
      makes sense. i'm growing in grace. ♥

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    1. ♥ gentle hugs ♥
      ... & lifting you in prayer!

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    2. Thank you for those hugs and prayers, friend! The same for you . . .

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  3. In a big area of trust, right now. Thanks for these encouraging words.
    He is our firm foundation, we shall not fear.❤

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    1. ♥ .. ♥ .. ♥
      lifting you (&yours) up to a holy, loving, able LORD.
      He alone is our place of rescue and peace ..

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  4. Yes. That first step is the hardest. Reminds me of an old hymn from my childhood. 'Step by step, step by step. I will walk with Jesus. Every day. All the way. Keeping step with Jesus!'
    ~Adrienne~

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    1. yes indeed ..
      with His lamp lighting the path.
      found this link .. is this the hymn?
      https://www.hymnal.net/en/hymn/h/587

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  5. A very special post, indeed. : )

    ~Sheri

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    1. it's that *1st step* that can really trip a person up...
      but ohhh so necessary.

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  6. By walking in faith and being obedient to his word all our answers will be in his love for us. In the dark we are guided by his light amen.
    God rises up to greet us when we call upon him by name.

    Xx
    Blessings my dear.
    Dore

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    1. ... & embraces us in His expanse,
      holding us tenderly to his heart ...

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  7. Oh so good and so hard. Growing in grace, what better thing can their be? It can be the hardest thing to take that first step! Trust, indeed.

    I'm thankful to know that I am never alone, not just because the Lord is with me, carrying me, but because He's brought sweet sisterhood into my life through you and a few other dear ones. Know that you are not alone either. Being carried to the throne of grace, and walking along side you, even from the other side of the continent.

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    1. ... for He will never leave nor forsake you.
      great is His faithfulness ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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  8. Yes, HE is the light at your feet. You are His precious loved Child, HE will lead you. And, HE will hold you fast along the path. Trust. Thank you so much for this sweet reminder!!! <3 ~tAmmy

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pearls of wisdom . . .