Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Answers

His four year old mind moves faster than the wind. Questions whipping about my frame, it's hard to take a breath. 

Why and why and why. Oft times before I can answer, the next question is there begging to be answered. 


And I wonder if that's how my conversations are with God.

Five o'clock. Ryan stepped through the door. 

I said, "I'm going out to get the mail. I need ten minutes." 

A slow walk to the box, the wind passing through my flowy skirt. An even slower walk back. I get to the door, but I'm not ready.

I lower my swollen body to the grass and face the sun. I still the questions swirling about my mind and reflect on the Son.

And I breathe [peace].

And I breathe [grace].

And I breathe [rest].

No lightning bolts or sudden revelations.

But it's enough. It is more than enough.

6 comments:

  1. *hug*

    I cant imagine what you go through.

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  2. Beautiful. I'm reading One Thousand Gifts right now and I think you might like it... frankly because what you wrote just sounds like something from its pages.

    Anyways, wishing you enough this week.

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  3. "And I breathe [peace].

    And I breathe [grace].

    And I breathe [rest]."

    I need to print those three simple lines and put them on my bulletin board. Your words are always so inspiring. You're such a beautiful person, both inside and out.

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  4. Thanks for the post.

    Peace, Grace, Rest

    Words every mom should live by!

    Tracy Stuewe
    St. Peter, MN

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  5. Peace, Grace, Rest...such beautiful words. Thank you for sharing today - this is beautiful and just the reminder I need.

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  6. Brianna, this is beautiful... and just what I needed this morning...
    Thank you and God bless you and your beautiful family!!

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