Down the Rabbithole

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Or rather, the round tower, but an Alice in Wonderland reference always seems good. ¬†ūüôā

Hope there are no “drink me” signs about this morning for you, or stray Queen of Hearts looking for mayhem. ¬†Unless of course you’re looking for a bit of excitement; in which case, happy rabbithole hunting. ¬†Slainte, Lisa

*The part of Alice in this photo courtesy of my darling husband.  The part of the rabbithole courtesy of Ireland.

The Light

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“The Light”

The walls are rough, time has done what it does

But the Light is sure and steady

The window calls out through the hardness

Come to the Light

The Light warms and comforts and illuminates

Time cannot touch it.

c2014 Lisa Lyons

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world.¬† Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”¬† ~John 8:12

What Remains

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Sometimes what remains after time is not what was.  Actually, that is true almost all of the time.  But what remains can be beautiful and the changes usually produce a tempered strength and new perspective.

The woman who has gone through years of heartaches and trials…her face has changed but there is wisdom and steadiness, true beauty in her eyes.¬† She is beautiful.

The man who has faced day after day of work, the routine day in and day out, yet he perseveres in his great love for his family, his need to take care of them.  The years have turned him from boy to man, and he is beautiful.

The home that¬†used to be glossy new, but has faced rain, wind, children’s pounding toys, floods, and time.¬† The old house¬†now sits with graceful¬†wisdom, having gone through family after family, holding their dreams, their hard times, their togetherness.¬† It is beautiful.

Time will change all things, but it¬†can be beautiful.¬† ¬†“And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed, changed, ¬†into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.” ~2Corinthians 3:18

You are beautiful; shine today for God.  You are made in His image.  Blessings, Lisa