At every moment and every situation, God is the intimate, attentive and encouraging friend. — John O'Donohue/ Anam Cara
I love my precious Savior…
You are acquainted with all my ways… —Psalm 139:3.
He walks so intimately with me, on this journey I am on. A journey with dementia and primary progressive aphasia.
I love this quote by Frederick Buechner, "If we keep our hearts and minds open, if we listen with patience and hope…then I think we come to recognize, beyond all doubt, that however faintly we may hear him, he is indeed speaking to us...his word comes to each of us is precious beyond telling."
"Like singing on a boat during a terrible storm at sea. You can't stop the raging storm but singing can change the hearts and spirits of the people who are together on that ship." ― Anne Lamott, Bird By Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
I cannot stop the storm that is pursing me, but I can sing and lift the spirit of others around me.
Thank you, God, that I can still sing…even in harmony.
You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance. ― Kahlill Gibran
I have joy and trust God's plan for me. God's peace, which is so great we cannot understand it, will keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. —Philippians 4:7
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. —Oprah Winfrey
I'm breathing in God's Spirit, and I'm living in every moment.
"What matters is to listen attentively to the Spirit and go obediently where we are being led, whether to a joyful or a painful place." —Henri Nouwen