Thursday, October 29, 2009

Peace, be still

It's not often that I can get a photo like the one below. We live in a very windy part of our state. But this evening, the wind calmed and I could see a perfect reflection of the trees.

This photo got me to thinking. When I'm feeling whipped by the winds of life...when I'm focusing soley on those winds and how they are making me feel, I'm pretty miserable. But if I will just be calm, and let His peace flow over me, I can become a reflection of Him. He can still any wind, no matter how hard it blows. He can give you peace, and you can find the strength to be still.


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6 comments:

The Misty Journey said...

Very true Leigh! One of my favorite posts of yours.

Julia said...

That picture gave me the same feelings. I thought serenity when I saw it and you described the same afterward. :) I will try.

the ungourmet said...

You live in such a beautiful part of the country. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. This is a great reminder!

Krimmyk said...

Beautiful picture to accompany your prose.

Sarah said...

Beautiful links and wonderful message. Thanks for sharing!

Velva said...

Well said. Thank you.

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