There is grace in this land,
hope is rising from the ashes.
Woven in their fabric is strength,
open hearts extend kindness to strangers.
In a coastal town a miracle,
a baby girl was swept away.
Her cries were heard by rescuers,
sounds of joy, sounds of courage.
Her parents grateful, their spirit hopeful.
Grace will lead them to tomorrow,
a better day awaits gentle souls.
The sun will smile at them ,
the flowers will bloom once again.
A new day, a new life.
Faith will heal, love will survive.
Love that you focused on a rescue! It gives me hope (no pun intended).ReplyDelete
"Grace will lead them tomorrow"....beautiful.
I agree with Kristi. I saw a very touching photo of a man who was reunited with his dog, tears of joy streaming down his face. The flowers WILL bloom again. I love your attitude.ReplyDelete
Despair is almost always followed by hope, how else can we survive?
All stepping stones to a higher purpose.
Loving your posts, lady!
"Woven in their fabric is strength" - We too often forget that hope and strength comes form within!ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing this moment of grace and joy amidst destruction. Focusing on these moments help us remember that all is not lost.ReplyDelete
Beautiful poetry! I love the flow of your words. Ayala, you are this week's winner of the tiny journal set. Email me and let me know where you would like me to send it: firstname.lastname@example.org.ReplyDelete
The sun will smile at them ,ReplyDelete
the flowers will bloom once again.
Indeed. Oh, in very deed.
when one door closes, another door opens.
love your blog.
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Thank you, Kristi . Blessings to you too.ReplyDelete
Thank you,Molly. So many uplifting stories....it gives us hope.ReplyDelete
Tessa, thank you xoxReplyDelete
Sara, strength comes from within and it amazes me every day the strength that they show in these tragic times.ReplyDelete
A miraculous rescue, glimmers of hope!ReplyDelete
Thank you,Kelly. A nation that feels like one, I admire them.ReplyDelete
Thank you,Cynthia. What a nice thing to say, I feel humbled.ReplyDelete
Brook,the sun will smile again :)ReplyDelete
Thank you Jingle. So nice to meet you .ReplyDelete
Melissa, thank you for hosting this. Glimmers of hope are so much.ReplyDelete
A welcome affirmation in times of uncertainty and grief.ReplyDelete
yes they will...thanks for a hope filled response to the tragic events...i think as we come together we can see beyond this...ReplyDelete
Thank you, Belinda.ReplyDelete
They will, Brian. They will!ReplyDelete
Indeed Ayala. The sun will shine.ReplyDelete
I believe it will, Christine.ReplyDelete
Lovely, Ayala. I like that you focus on the renewal of life. It is what gives us hope!ReplyDelete
WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SENTIMENT! Thank you for helping us see the possibility in what can be :)ReplyDelete
Thank you, Mel. I am thinking about renewal and new birth to Japan.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Sarah. I wish for that possibility for them. I am so moved by the stories coming out of Japan. They are amazing people.ReplyDelete
Happy Sunday,Brian :-)ReplyDelete
love your blog, keep your talent flowing..ReplyDelete
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Thank you,Jingle Poetry. :-)ReplyDelete
Beautiful. That's very encouraging about the little girl too. We all need a bit of grace in our lives.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Jennie.ReplyDelete