Friday, May 25, 2012

Life, A Little Back To Normal











Time spent in the garden, picking potatoes and corn.  Sunflowers looking for the sun, and early morning clouds burning off.  Emery cutting kindling for next winters fires.  Apricot trees blown over in a high wind, brittle from last summers drought.   It has been an easy sort of morning.   The clock is not dictating my every move, nor are their things that have to be done right this second.  I could just sit and watch the clouds pass by, if I so chose to. 
Miss Mei-Ling is recovering at the speed of sound.  Hard to imagine it was just a week ago that her surgery took place since she is now playing and getting around as if nothing had happened.  Childhood is remarkable, and the prayers of so many have been heard.  God, in His infinite mercy has covered this dear child with healing.  More tests for her this coming week to see if all is well, for certain.
For me, the last few days have been ones for quiet time and recovery from the kind of stress that drains you.  Time spent in quiet, observing the wonders of nature, and in playing with the grand-blessings.  Hugs and kisses, soaked up as if my soul had been in a time of extreme drought.  Little hands, fragile now, but still with a strength that many adults do not possess, grab hold of mine as we walk up the driveway.  Healing the weeks of worry that filled me.  
The morning feels comfortable and normal today, just the way I like it.  
Psalm 84:5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
May we seek !

5 comments:

Kristi in the Western Reserve said...

I am so truly happy to hear that things are somewhat back to normal. It takes us who are somewhat older than Mei-Ling longer to recover from these stresses, but the natural world is a great great healer and you have eyes to see and ears to hear and a generous soul to share, Patty.

bluetick said...

That is the best news all day! I could only imagine what you all were going through. I always say God gave us grandchildren as a gift for raising our own children! I am so happy she is feeling better. God Bless!

Rosemary said...

This is such wonderful news!

Rowan said...

How wonderful that Mei Ling is doing so well - long may it continue.

Teri @ Love From the Farm said...

Oh, Patty, I'm so glad to hear Mei Ling is recovering so well. She has been in my heart and prayers. I hope things continue to to strengthen and mend. Teri

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