Thursday, March 3, 2011


Photograph by: Karen Holmes

"She knew how to keep her serenity..."
- Jenny Stevnings

Sometimes your heart is caught off guard and you feel as if you have touched the hem of a place much closer to heaven ... that is serenity to me, and I find I am able to keep it best when I remember to pray. Today, a prayer of mine for another was answered in a most unusual and touching way... and, tonight, I feel not only humbled, but also sweetly serene and profoundly grateful that God listened and responded in ways I could never have imagined... ah... sweet serenity... hope has come to visit with me.

(jenny, thank you for your words and inspirational artwork yesterday...they linger beautifully)
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Jenny Stevning said...

Hello Karen. I am grateful I was a part of your serenity. Thank you!
By the way...your smile adds to my serenity!

karen-holmes said...

:)... a smile...just for you, jenny! -xok.

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

Also , some of God's greatest gifts are in unanswered prayers. Wonderful post!!

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