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Monday, October 27, 2008

Hope...

This past Friday was rainy and dreary. I had been sad all day because of thinking about John.

But when I was going to get Elizabeth from work I had prayed a little prayer that God would give me hope.

I looked over to the East and there was this beautiful Rainbow..It had divided the sky with its color. It was breathtaking. I immediately pulled over and took a picture. I also took a picture of the sky next to it.

Then I looked to my left and the dark sky had parted and there was this beautiful ribbon of light emanating from it.

I said a silent prayer of thanks to God. He never leaves or forsakes us even when everyone else does. He will not...



I leave you with this quote:

The risk that may break you, may be the risk that will save you too.
Author unknown






If you have been having a hard time lately. Don't give up. God cares and so do I.





He hears every prayer you say whether you feel like He does or not. Please believe that...


~Nita~

16 comments:

Annette said...

I love it!! I believe in signs like that! you are such a jewel to me, I love how you see thing's, I love your kind, sweet spirited loving heart, loving thoughts, and you always think of others, no matter what! May God continue to bless you with signs of his love.

Love to you always
Annette
p.s.
The rainbow is sign of "Hope"

debbiewhitlock said...

Very pretty!

Sandi McBride said...

That's some Rainbow Nita...who wouldn't have a red tin heart full of
hope after that? Hope you have a rainbow everyday
hugs
Sandi

whitey said...

Nothing better than a sunset! And a rainbow how unusual, looks like a sign to me.

Nola @ the Alamo said...

I'm so sorry to hear how sad you are; don't give up, hope will come! I love the photos; I believe is signs, too!

robinandthesage said...

nita, these photos are beautiful! i wish i could see blue sky soon, it has been raining too long.

sending you lots of joy Nita!

Delila

Karen M said...

What a beautiful post! And God is so like that. He is there with us and just when we think we can't make it through, He shows up and wraps His arms around us with love.

Brenda said...

Awesome displays for God to say he's there aren't they?

Laurie said...

Breath taking pictures Nita, so beautiful and so like God to give you these beautiful reminders of His presence always being with you. His love and artistry cannot be matched. I am praying for you to be filled with His hope and peace. I love you.

Laurie in Ca.

Just Joni said...

I love that God brought you this little rainbow of hope and that you appreciated it so much that you took extra time out to share it with us...I hope you have many more rainbows in your days!

sending you love ~

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

God is SO good! Blessings to you, Nita.

Nonnie said...

amen and thank you for the encouragement this morning, nita.....just got back from the beach.....God's creations are so wonderful!
hugs and love,
kimberly

Nonnie said...

and thank you for adding to the names i will be walking for, nita....just makes my journey more meaningful!
love,
kimberly

Thrifty Miss Priss said...

Oh a sign for sure! That rainbow is brilliant! It just gives me chills!

Elizabeth G. said...

Nita,

I have been so busy lately that I haven't visited my favorite blogs - i.e. yours - in a week.

I am very touched by your post. I am sending you a hug through the Internet. I am grateful that you felt comforted from the Lord. He is Great and Good.

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and feelings and for your wonderful faith.

God bless you!
Elizabeth

Shelley said...

Hi Nita,a very lovely and truthful post. The pictures are beautiful..so like God to bless you with his wonders. Thanks for sharing this. Bless you dear!

Have a safe and happy Halloween..

Blessings,Shelley

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