Wednesday, August 17, 2011


“The LORD will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.”  ~ Isaiah 58:11

Summer evening, and I stand garden hose in hand, splashing at thirsty patches on our browning, southern lawn. The steady stream, in summer-dusk, eases the day’s tension and tryings from my mother-heavy shoulders, from the sun scorched places of busy life. “We were too much today,” I whisper low.  Flowers tip open, full-wet in their sipping and swallow. Woman swallows too, and breathes... perhaps for the first time in her day....

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At The Picket Fence said...

Hi Jody,

Excited about your publication over at {in}courage! We tweeted your lovely devotional to share with our Twitter followers and will also be sharing it on our Facebook page.

Heather and Vanessa@ At The Picket Fence

Aus said...

Brilliant - vibrant - alive - and a picture that I could see and

hugs - aus and co.