resting in…

No soul can be really at rest until it has given up all dependence on
everything else and has been forced to depend on the Lord alone.
As long as our expectation is from other things,
nothing but disappointment awaits us.

Hannah Whitall Smith


(Rosemary Beach, Fl / Julie Cook / 2018)

Trust in the Lord and do good;
dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
Take delight in the Lord,
and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the Lord;
trust in him and he will do this:
He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn,
your vindication like the noonday sun.
Be still before the Lord
and wait patiently for him;
do not fret when people succeed in their ways,
when they carry out their wicked schemes.
Refrain from anger and turn from wrath;
do not fret—it leads only to evil.
For those who are evil will be destroyed,
but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land.
A little while, and the wicked will be no more;
though you look for them, they will not be found.
But the meek will inherit the land
and enjoy peace and prosperity.

Psalm 37:3-11

6 comments on “resting in…

  1. Lynda Clayton says:

    We are waiting for the day when the meek will inherit the earth but in the meantime, we will follow our Lord and live the Beatitudes as best we can. Blessings on your day!

  2. Reblogged this on Talmidimblogging and commented:
    🙂

  3. DeniseBalog says:

    Beautiful advice and wisdom Julie. Peaceful pictures are so peaceful. Thank you for sharing.

  4. SLIMJIM says:

    Blessed by the pictures and the passages

  5. Beautiful, dear Julie! Psalm 37 is one of my favorites! ❤ ❤

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