Thursday, September 26, 2013

I am in a Dry Land

'O my Lord, 
I am in a dry land, 
all dried up and cracked 
by the violence 
of the north wind 
and the cold; 
but as You can see, 
I ask for nothing more.  
You will send me 
both dew and warmth 
when it pleases You.'

St. Jane de Chantal

Painting: Eastman Johnson, The Girl I Left Behind Me


  1. What a prayer! So wait on what the Lord desires to send. The painting is stunning. I can feel the wind, hear the wind and wonder why he left the girl behind? She is beautiful-- and that cape!! Thank you for this beauty and truth this morning....God Bless.

    1. Thank you. I, too, feel and hear the wind in that painting!

  2. This is beautiful, Nancy.
    Such a wonderful prayer of trust and resignation!
    bless you..Trish