Monday, July 17, 2017

Rooted














Seeds cracking open,

Greenery sprouting, 

Upward reaching for light,

Roots tunneling downward,

Spreading, burrowing into loamy soil,

                                   Searching for nutrients,

Ever channeling wider,

Drinking life giving water.


Anchoring deeper for firm foundation

Harsh weather, drought, flood,

Roots visibly twisted in response,

Reaching into the depths for more,

Growing strong and tenacious.

Life above blossoming

 Branching outward,

Fruit yielding.

Fearless mooring providing stability,

Mining soil for all its riches.



For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.

 "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD And whose trust is the LORD. "For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought Nor cease to yield fruit

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