When Faith Appears Like Dew

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Faith steals upon you like dew:
some days you wake and it is there.
And like dew, it gets burned off 
in the rising sun of anxieties,
ambitions, distractions.
~Christian Wiman from My Bright Abyss

 

 

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My faith,
refreshed in the light of morning,
can evaporate in the dry stress of the day.
May I turn my face up
each night, asking to be washed
in the mist of God’s dew,
my anxiety settled like dust.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “When Faith Appears Like Dew

  1. Thank you, thank you, thank you. And I must remember this one as I give and give, forgetting to continue to pray for God’s grace to surround me. To lift me, to replenish me……
    thank you Emily. Have a Happy Mother’s Day tomorrow.

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