Tuesday, November 15, 2011

fifteen days


today i am thankful for my faith
faith
i would be lost
without it-

today my husband & i
went for a consultation
in seattle.
my hubs
will be having surgery
in the next few weeks.

the drive
seems long.
i look out the window-
the trees
all purple, gold and green...
a doe and her fawn standing
just on the rise above the freeway...
and the clouds
all soft and puffy
in colors of silver, grey and white
with the sun shining behind them
streaking the sky in golden hues.

the world slides by,
while we drive
each of us in our
own little world-
the quiet between us
thick but, not uncomfortable.
we are both lost in our
own thoughts...

as i am saying a 
silent prayer...
along the side of the freeway
a sign left over from
last weeks election.
the bright green & white sign
seems to jump out at me...

the large letters spell:
HOPE. 

filled with love,
hope, faith
and peace.

all will be well-

life is just so beautiful
God is good
i am thankful
always thankful

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8 comments:

Chatty Crone said...

I hope and pray that your hubby will be okay - I didn't know he was going for surgery - I'll pray. sandie

Bethe77 said...

Praying all is weel with Hubby!
I will keep you both in my prayers Melody Mae. As alway it is so up lifting to come here and read your blog. Your faith streams through every word and line.
Tomorrow please pop on over and pick up your award that I am awarding you. It will be posted in the morning.
Many Blessings

Thoughts for the day said...

I like your thoughts... and of course the faith sign...well our oldest grand daughters name is Faith. It is very special.

Ellen Stewart (aka Ellie/El/e/Mrs. Seaman) said...

Hope dies last, and from I hear it's eternal...

Ross said...

I'll be praying for your husband and his surgery. Having just had 2 of 4 major surgeries I know the stress it puts on the family. Your faith will get you through!

nicole. said...

Thank you for your kind words, thoughts and encouragement. To say this journey has been challenging for my family would be selfish. Every day I pray for Summer to have healing and peace.

I appreciate you taking the time to lend and ear, advice and anything in between.

Of One Heart said...

All WILL be great! Amen. :)

Kenya G. Johnson said...

That was beautiful. Signs and wonders are visible to us when we have faith. Everything WILL be fine.