The Blossom

Sun, where have you gone?

Seeds of youth now buried deep,

yet fed by soil still.


Nourishing our growth,

from darkness comes Your brilliance;

streams of light at dawn.


Pass not a shadow

of unrest, but protecting,

till our faith takes hold.


Beauty yet unseen,

under earth, beneath Your light,

roots prepare for flight.

Rose Everlasting, Washington Island Cabin July, 2013



4 thoughts on “The Blossom

    1. Sarah, this particular blossom took 12 years to appear. When I was leaving the cabin that summer, it was a tight little bloom and I was sad I wouldn’t be there for it’s unfolding. As I sat doing my morning Bible study in the chair my mom used to sit in to do hers, the bud kept catching my attention. As I was leaving, I went to check on it and it literally opened before my eyes into the picture you see. It was like a movie in fast forward. With God’s touch on our lives, as He tells us, anything is possible. Love, Deb


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