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Embrace Aloneness

Yesterday was a day to read, relax, and mind the advice of my Unity devotional… rest, recharge my battery, my whole being. I didn’t blog… but I took time to slow down and take breaks. I wasn’t totally alone. My friend, Julie, came by for a few hours and helped me empty my china cabinet in preparation for when we have to clear out all our dining/living room furniture to have the floors redone. Here is the inspirational message that asked me to “experience the peace and tranquility that rejuvenates me.”

The view from my bathroom window

Summer’s behind us
Leaves are turning bright colors
Welcoming Autumn

Before he left on his trip to Alaska Sunday,
Bob spent some quiet time
up in my sanctuary with me

Quiet’s essential
To hear the angels singing
Rejoicing in God

Sitting on my porch,
I glory in the sun’s rays
Rejoicing daily

Aloneness is grand
If you realize one thing:
You’re never alone!

Take time to wander
An imaginary path
Jesus by your side

Know that your friends are
praying for you every day
Watching the sunrise

(Thank you, Lisa, for this)
Imagine flowers
Covering every hillside
Singing God’s glory

Treasure the silence
Embrace precious aloneness
Feel the Holy One

He’s in Swiss mountains
He’s sitting beside rivers
Keeping company
Hear His bubbling voice
Calling from flowing waters,
“Come, find rest with Me!”

Recall beginnings
Embrace blessed aloneness
Rekindle yourself

Watch the trees embrace
The changing of earth’s seasons
Change your season, too

Let Autumn return
In all its wondrous splendor
And color your world
Photo by Ikowh Babayev on Pexels.com

Know you are perfect –
Made in God’s perfect image.
Embrace Aloneness!

Thanks for visiting JanBeek today.
See you tomorrow (God willing).

Sending gentle hugs and quiet moments of peace
(My bruises are almost all gone!!)

Jan – alone today –
with painting of Bob fishing in the background.

Bob’s in Alaska for the next 7 days.

Pray for his health and safety, please.

And remember … walk on with hope in your heart
and you’ll never walk alone!

Thank you, Andrea Bocelli, for the gift of your voice, your music, your heart!!

Comments on: "Embrace Aloneness" (13)

  1. Dana Pulliam said:

    Bee-autiful! That devotional is an apt and timely reminder to rest in God’s goodness! Thank you for paying the reminder forward!

    • It’s that “resting in God’s Goodness” that keeps us on the right side of sanity, don’t you think? <3 I hope you're finding some peace there, too, {{{Dana}}} <3

  2. Elaina Colby said:

    What a perfect devotional for you and a wonderful blog. What great reminders, especially the one about finding yourself. I will share that with Katy. You’re in my daily thoughts and prayers MomBee! I love you!

  3. Enriching

  4. Beautiful smile!! πŸŒ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’—

  5. Love this! Such a great reminder. I learned this lesson in my early 30s after a painful divorce. There is so much to learn in times/ seasons of aloneness. Thankfully, God is always with us.

  6. Jan, this post is filled with the blessings of our Lord’s goodness. We are never alone because He steadfastly remains at our side.

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