In the forced quiet of the icebound day
Cocooned in fleece-lined warmth, I listened,
Rain splattering against the window,
Ice pebbles dancing on the roof,
Frozen branches chattering in the wind.
The unheard sounds of God’s creations,
Often lost in the noise of the day,
TV squawking, furnace clicking,
appliances humming, traffic racing,
Drowning the silence of the small still voice.
He longs for us to hear the whispered “peace be still.”
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Glenda Shouse is a devotion writer for VineWords: Devotions and More, and a contributing author to Love-Knots: Stories of Faith, Family, and Friendships (VineWords Publishing).
Glenda’s prayer shawl ministry, Three-Strand Cord, focuses on imparting hope to ladies going through difficult times. Each recipient is gifted with a hand-crocheted or knitted prayer shawl she has prayed over with each stitch. When possible, Glenda delivers these shawls personally and prays with the recipients.
Those who know Glenda well are aware of her gifting as a prayer warrior. She is a powerhouse of prayer because of her close relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
She is published at Answers2Prayer, Christian Devotions Ministries, PresbyCan, The Upper Room, and other ministries.
In her spare time, Glenda enjoys her role as “Grammy” to her two grandsons. She also enjoys reading, crocheting, and knitting.
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