Be Still and Know

October 16, 2009

Dakota must be going through a growth spurt because she has starting waking up in the middle of the night again. I am reminded of those first weeks with my girls, up until the wee hours in the am rocking, walking, singing, praying, trying everything I could to get her to sleep. Overly exhausted and desperate for rest, I cried out to the Lord. “Father I am so tired, please help me.” A gentle voice in my spirit responded, “REST…IN ME. THE WAY YOU LONG FOR YOUR CHILD TO TRUST YOU & TO CLOSE HER EYES AND REST, IS THE WAY I LONG FOR YOU TO BE STILL. TO TRUST AND REST IN ME.”

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Let the Beloved of the Lord rest secure in Him, for he shields her all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders. Deuteronomy 33:12

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One Response to “Be Still and Know”

  1. Grandmother said

    Darling Dakota,
    I remember this day so well, time with her was and is
    a “treasure”. The thought of resting between His
    shoulders is enough to sleep tight each night and my
    prayer for her always 🙂

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