December has been a difficult month for me. Yesterday morning I prayed for peace, comfort, and joy for my family for the upcoming week.
On a walk yesterday afternoon, walking over the bridge, I came to an abrupt
halt when I noticed J O Y in the water. Upon closer inspection, it's
just a piece of bubble wrap and the letters were where water had pooled
on top of the plastic. This photo doesn't even show the real clarity of
how perfectly formed the J O Y were.
In the mail I received this handmade card from a dear friend:
"Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy." John 16:20
This is the second year that the JOY banner has hung from Jacob's Ladder:
God's little whispers are sometimes easy to miss, His blessings easy to dismiss. A card expressing Joy and Peace for us, the J O Y in the stream. Things I prayed for just that morning. Arriving at the perfect time, in the most unexpected of ways.
"Some things have to be believed to be seen." -Ralph Hodgson