When Patience Blooms

This is a beautiful, encouraging post written by my friend, poet Liana Wendy Howarth. She reminds us that with God, all things truly are possible. To our awesome God be all the glory!! May we praise Him forever for His mercy , compassion, and grace! ~Suzanne

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The Gift of a Rose
This is the first time this beautiful rose has bloomed in the eight years we have been at our home. My father moved it from under the shaded trees about a year ago, not believing it would ever bloom. A few times I asked the Lord to reveal the flower, to have the rose blossom that He may be given the glory, as my father who is an avid, really avid gardener (his life passion, one who knows most of the Latin names) didn’t think it was possible. The leaves had always flourished even in the shade; but as to the colour of the flower, we had no idea.

Well this morning the Lord averted my eyes upwards to the top of the garden arch. I showed my husband and father and said this is answered prayer. With varying responses from them :-), I am in awe of our Creator…

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