Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Update/ "Unanswered Prayer"

We heard the first rumblings just before the evening news began. Then the gentle tapping on the windowpanes. Inevitably we rush to the windows, just to see it - and so we did. Sure enough - rain. Glorious rain!

Later, I huddled under the covers watching as lightening flashed into the darkness. I love the sights and sounds of a thunderstorm in the nighttime hours. It is comforting to be inside our cozy home while the storm rages on the outside. I imagine myself tucked safely against the Father's side.

We woke to a clear, windy, sparkling morning. The rain gauge reported the good news - 3/4"!

And we give thanks.

"Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer; And give heed to the voice of my supplications~ In the day of my trouble I shall call upon Thee. For Thou wilt answer me. There is no one like Thee among the gods, O Lord; Nor are there any works like Thine."
Psalm 86: 6-8



  1. God. is. good.

    Thank you, Linda, for this reminder of His faithfulness... how wonderfully, wonderfully awesome!

  2. i agree, it is a nice sound when all cozy inside.

  3. I love being all cozy and comfy inside
    when it's a rainy or snowy day. It just
    gets me in the mood for needle work or
    beading. So glad to hear you got the
    rain you needed. God is great and good.

  4. Hi Linda!
    Yippee! A celebration of cheers and praise!!!
    ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫

    I've been sending prayers with you, Linda and am so thrilled for your generous "pouring down" of grace!


  5. Beautiful. Thanks

    1 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High
    Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
    2 I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress;
    My God, in Him I will trust.”

  6. DC just told me that the grown is as hard as a rock out there in our yard - we need some moisture badly. The mountains have been getting quite a bit. We had 4 snows in the Denver area by this time last year. Either too much or too little!

  7. Wonderful news friend (o:
    in Gods own time
    I am sure he was smiling at his little girl

  8. Yay, God!

    (And I love the wrapped-up feeling of resting under His wings, with the sound of rain all around.)

  9. That Tyson up there or here is me Grammy Pam. Crazy computer!

  10. Oh, wonderful, Linda! I know those feelings during a thunderstorm--glad you had them!

  11. Oh how I love a rainy day!!! You have such a sweet blog. I love reading the wisdom of grandmothers. :)

  12. more prayers.

    you deserve the best.

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