Monday, February 18, 2008

reaching up


we just returned from a visit with my grandma. the night before we left, a huge storm came through the area. my parents received over five inches of rain overnight. there is a pond on their property. michael, my cousin, jamie, and i went back to the pond to check to make sure the water level was decreasing since it was so near the top of the dam, which is not good.

after removing some tree limbs from the spillway to ensure that the water was able to easily move from the pond to the creek, we decided to take a walk by the creek. with the recent drought, the creek has been pretty much non-existent. however, yesterday the water was actually rushing through the creek! it was a beautiful sight and the sound was so soothing.

while walking, i found these two trees growing right next to each other. when i looked up to the sky, i thought that the tops reminded me of hands reaching up. i realized that is how i feel. all i can do right now is reach up to God and be filled with His hope and love. He is so good.

7 comments:

Penny said...

Amy, that's beautiful. the picture, and your description of the two hands reaching up to God! thank-you for that reminder of "letting go and letting God"

Jamie Zwemke Stephens said...

Let's just say I need to hear this today. Thanks!

Jamie S

kristi said...

wish i was in that same open place...thanks for sharing this photo. what a beautiful perspective.

beki said...

Beautiful post, Amy. May peace be with you.

Stephanie Breuner said...

beautiful. Lovely hands

Stephanie Breuner said...

I see that Jamie Stephens left a comment. I was just thinking about Rich and Jamie a short time ago. I tried to go to her blog, but it is a private one.

Farmgirl Paints said...

He is good indeed. Love it when He fills us up like that:)

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