We don’t have to leave our home
these days for the world’s bad
news to come crashing down
upon us. Too much information
crowds our souls as we search
the internet, scan the news or browse Facebook.
Sometimes we just need to stop, pull back, and take a break from the world.
The best way I know of getting away from it all is to get up early and watch
a new day dawn, especially at springtime. Signs of new growth abound and
soon I’m down on my knees digging in the soil, pulling weeds, transplanting
old plants, adding new ones.
In the same way, Spring can ring eternal in our hearts when we take time to
walk through the Word of God and embrace the promises found there. Eternal
truths never lose their power to renew and refresh our minds. Give comfort
when we grieve a loss; and cause new hope to arise in our hearts during times
of stormy trials and winds of adversity.
There’s a hope rooted
down deep . . .
Deep in the soil of God’s love.
Winds of adversity
test it . . .
Stormy trials try
to possess it.
But hope is
rooted down deep
in the soil of
There’s a hope springing up
with shoots of
Nothing can stop it…
Evil can’t thwart it.
softened by Spring’s rain.
Eternal hope . . .
Anchor of my soul,
born again. (John 3:3-17)
Eternal Seed implanted . . .
catch the wind of the Spirit.
New life . . .
Awaken winter’s dead.
Heavenly showers fall—
rain flowers upon my soul.
This hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out
within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:5