Grateful

poppies marvia davidsonGiggles and joys.
Heavy heaves and soulful sighs.
Bright mornings and cool evenings.
Highs and lows with everything in between.
I am grateful for all these things.

I think what has come was born from the broken places.
Where weeds once sprouted, I now find flowers.
Where dirt and earth once refused to give away,
I now find softened under my feet.

Grace has kept me.
Love has led me.
Hope has lifted me.

I am grateful.

Words and phrases.
Songs and praises.
Bitter weeping and heart healing.
The ebb and flow of a
life lived by leaning in.
I am grateful for all these things.

What is now was born from lamenting places.
Where sorrow once sang in dissonant chords,
I now find harmonies are restored.
Where breath and dreams once struggled to survive,
I now find ease and no more lack.

Grace has covered me.
Love has sealed me.
Hope has assured me.

I am grateful.

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Joining up with Lisa Jo Baker and the Five Minute Friday Family.  Today’s word is Grateful.  What you are grateful for today?  I’d love to hear your stories.

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2 thoughts on “Grateful”

  • 1
    Melanie on May 9, 2014 Reply

    I think what has come was born from the broken places.

    I love this line, because I know it is true in my life! Beautiful words from you to my heart today.

    Thank you 🙂

    visiting from FMF

    • 2
      Marvia D. on May 9, 2014 Reply

      Melanie, thank you! I’m glad you were encouraged 🙂

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