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Still Standing.........

I absolutely love this tree. 
Every time I pass it, it draws me in and tells me a story.

I see it's strength.......
I see it's beauty.
I hear it's whispers of wisdom through it's bustling leaves....
 I see it's smiles of sunshine through the blooms. 

I feel it's calmness from past storms.....
I feel the serenity of it's peace.
I see my life's song through my daddy God in this tree. 

My strength comes from my roots planted in the soil of Gods word. 
My inner beauty is Christ shinning through me in a dark world.
My wisdom comes from his whispers into my soul. 
The sunshine of my blooms shine from the ones he has placed in my path to speak life and encourage me daily.
My calmness comes from  past storms which has taught me He is forever in control and holds me in the palm of his hand. 
My serenity of peace is wrapped in his unconditional love for me, never to leave nor forsake me. 

Matthew 6:25-26
25 'Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink;nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing? 26 "Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow or reap nor gather into barns;yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?"

No matter what my circumstances may be or situations that occur, I have learned the world will throw its drama at me in hopes of destroying me,  but it's how I deal with it determines my outcome. Life's trials and tribulations as well as it's drama will continue to run after me, it's when I stand my ground and hold tight to my roots in my daddy God that I become victorious. 
The past two weeks have been rough in my corner of the world. 
However in all his mercy and grace,  I have been reminded again of my value to him and just how much he loves me. 

 Whatever you may be facing today, don't run. Let your daddy God show you just how much he loves you and become victorious through him. 

Still Standing....



Jeremiah 17:7-8
7 " Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, And whose hope is in the Lord.
8 For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaf will be green, And will not be anxious in the year of drought, Nor will cease from yielding fruit. "


  1. What a beautiful and inspiring post! Thanks for sharing! <3

  2. Being a tree lover - this entire piece ministers to my heart.

  3. It's been a rough week for me too Stacey...sorry you've been through so much ;(
    Your post ministered to me and I thank God that out of our suffering we can encourage others as you have done here.
    May the days to come see you crowned with many blessings and no more sorrow/pain.
    Mary, New Zealand.

  4. Amen!!! So blessed by this! Praying for you, love.


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