You may recall I found a lovely set of Christmas cards the other day. I so fell in love with this Little Lamb nestled on the Shepherd's lap that I basically took several cards from the box and propped them around my house... on my desk, by the lamp on my bedside table, and a-top a bookshelf that I pass by often.
I even had one tucked inside my Bible, until today when I felt to write it to someone who's going through a rough time. I wanted her to experience the wonder I was experiencing and to sense the same peace and rest as I...
...because we all have occasions when we need the gentle reminder that when life looks dreary or scary, we have a tender-loving Shepherd who longs to gather his little lambs near to himself so He can whisper words of comfort and peace.
Don't you just love her face? She knows all is well.
Imagining what it would be like to be that Little Lamb cradled so sweetly on His lap, something lovely begins to swirl around me....I begin to truly feel His protection. I feel safe. Peaceful. At rest. Happy. Cared for. Content. Not to mention cherished and well-loved.
So, here's my invitation -- wanna scramble up beside me? There's room...
Photo source: Barbour Publishing Inc.