insights from a daughter of the King, teacher, farmer's wife, and Mommy



In peace I will lie down and sleep,

At night I struggle
my mind races
the anxiety builds
all the bad things that could ever happen
make movies in my mind

for you alone, LORD,

and so i pray
for trust

make me dwell in safety.

Psalm 4:7-8

My pastor started a series on heaven this week.  I'm looking forward to the study. 
What do you think a day in heaven is going to be like?

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  1. I love the way you took this verse to mean our minds dwelling in safety. The battlefield really is in our minds.

  2. loving your poetry, karrie. a day in heaven? i won't be tired. i'll sing sing sing and won't get tired.

  3. I don't even think that we have the brainpower required to even imagine a small portion of what heaven will be like...but that just makes knowing it awaits us that much sweeter!

  4. Hi neighbor...I just got done reading Heaven is for the book the little boy sees a sister...his mom had a miscarriage that he never knew about but told his parents about this sister...I loved that thought...I have 4 waiting to meet this family here...have a great day...blessings~

  5. A day in Heaven will be free of worry and anxiety~ won't that be a wonderful thing?

  6. Hi, Karrie. So glad to have met you today. I relate. I do my worst thinking and fearing at night and I have had to start praying myself to sleep to remind me to whom I belong. In fact, I'm sitting (for days and days, like I said...) on a post with trust in the title. Maybe there is a theme moving here...


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