When my dear friend Anna asked me to consider sharing my art journal page for our latest chapter in our book, “Arise and Shine, Beloved You Are Mine,” I was surprised when the Lord reminded me of an older post from my blog also. He continues to hold onto our hands, all these years later. I am so blessed to be able to share today:
Welcome toDay 2 ofPart 7′sChapter 3ofArise and Shine. Today, Bettie is bringing forward the second free will offering of Holy Hands.
Several years ago, not long into my journey with chronic illness, I wrote a piece that seems to ask for re-examination. I long to share those words here, and a journal page God birthed in my heart all these years later:
There it was again, that old familiar wake-up call: a wave of nausea followed by a jolt of pain and then the rush of anxiety. The journey through RA/Fibromyalgia had left me well acquainted with the Night Watches of Anxiety. But this time, a word followed closely on the heels of the normal rush: HANDS, and it came so insistently that I felt there must be something my Lord wanted to uncover inside of my thoughts.
And then it all came back…
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Two poems that might resonate with you. Love, Lisa
On Fri, Nov 12, 2021 at 4:05 PM BettieGsRAseasons wrote:
> Bettie G posted: “When my dear friend Anna asked me to consider sharing my > art journal page for our latest chapter in our book, “Arise and Shine, > Beloved You Are Mine,” I was surprised when the Lord reminded me of an > older post from my blog also. He continues to hold onto ” >
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Blessings and love, dear Lisa! I look forward to reading those poems you mentioned!
Bettie–I loved everything about your full post! The song…the scripture (I’m reading Mark now and just spent the past week meditating on the withered hand passage!)…your story…your poem. Thank you for sharing your journal and thoughts and all God does in your life!
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Dear Amy, praise God for the way He weaves His Word together in our lives! He truly is our Living Word, alive and active, drawing us closer to His heart, and into His safe hands. Blessings to you this week dear sister!