Travel journaling with my Friend who doesn’t art journal…
Here is one side of a blessing I gave a dear friend. She is one of those people, when you hear her story, you marvel that God brought her through such trial. She is not bitter, but beautiful, with a gift for remembering and recording with discernment, and a hunger for more of God. I was so happy when I knew I got to make her a blessing. It came quickly, like I was going along with what God was doing. It is so great to feel that sense of collaboration. So many times it is hard fought, but this was a happy, smooth process. I am thankful. Below is the text on the blessing since it is hard to read in the image.
“I remember the days of long ago;
I meditate on all your works
and consider what your hands have done.
I spread out my hands to you;
my soul thirsts for you like a parched land.”
– from the Psalms
” A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.”
– Chinese Proverb
“God has a purpose for each one of us, a work for each one to do, a place for each one to fill,
an influence for each one to exert, a likeness to His dear Son for each one to manifest, and then,
a place for each one to fill in His holy Temple.”
– Arthur C.A. Hall
May you be blessed this day with a strong sense of God’s loving presence and purpose!
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