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Thursday, January 26, 2012

All Will Be Well

"All things shall be well
You shall see for yourself that
All manner of things shall be well

For as the body is clad in the cloth,
And the flesh in the skin,
And the bones in the flesh
And the heart in the trunk
So are soul, and body, clad and enclosed
   in the goodness of God
As truly as God is our Father,
   so truly is God our mother
And he revealed that in everything and  
   especially in these sweet words where he says,

"I am the power and goodness of fatherhood,
I am the wisdom and lovingness of motherhood.
I am the light and grace which is all blessed love."

I looked at the hazel nut with the eye of my understanding
   and thought, what can this be?
I was amazed that it could last for I thought that because
   of its littleness it would suddenly have fallen into nothing.

And I was answered in my understanding.
It lasts and always will, because God loves it, and thus
   everything has being through the love of God.

You will not be overcome.
God did not say you will not be troubled,
You will not be belaboured,
You will not be disquieted; 
But God said, You will not be overcome.

What, do you wish to know your Lord's meaning
   in this thing?
Know it well, love was his meaning.
Who reveals it to you?  Love
What did he reveal to you?  Love
Why does he reveal it to you?  For Love
Remain in this.
   And you will know more of the same."
~ St. Julian of Norwich

Blessings ~ love ~


  1. Good words for my soul this morning .. !

    I needed them after yesterday !

    Hugs ..Sara

  2. Thinking of you today... I know I rarely ever comment, but each time I see a new post of yours on my end of the screen I pray for you.

    Have a peaceful, love filled day.

  3. Blessings to you this Thursday!

  4. Nice Post this morning...Hope you have a beautiful day! Hugs, Loretta

  5. Beautiful post! Hope you're doing okay today!

  6. Wonderful,and encouraging words! May the good lord bless and keep you!!!

    Blessings Jane

  7. Thank you for sharing these encouraging words, Sandra!!!

  8. Hello Sandra:
    These are indeed uplifting words. We hope that you have taken courage from them, dear Sandra, and are becoming more sure of the fact that ALL WILL BE WELL!!
    Love gives us the greatest of sorrows but also the greatest of happiness. May you be experiencing more happy love as each day progresses.

    Thinking of you, remembering you in our prayers and sending love across the miles!!!

  9. I have this written in my journal and when our grandsons were born at 27 weeks, not expected to live. I would recite it over and over and over. I knew that I believed in an God who could do miracles. Many times I thought I would be over come but it was because my eyes were on the situation and not God.
    They are now almost 5 and those memories are now but a shadow, replaced by joy, but like a old friend, I still love the words that got me through so many dark days.
    Thank you today for sharing this,

  10. All Will Be Well . . . and this I know you know . . .
    Blessings and love,
    Love, Lynne

  11. Hi Sandra, I thank you for commenting on dad's bowling pin setting post. It was great fun to find those in the antique store and remember dad's stories of childhood.
    Thinking of you and praying you rest well tonight.

  12. Dear Thistle, I love this post VERY much! Thank you!

  13. All will be well my friend - so so true. I am thinking of you always.

    Looking at the unbelievable snow covered view shown here on your blog - in spite of your pain - you are so blessed.

    Deep breath -
    one foot at a time~~

    Love you-

  14. Sandra, thank you. I've read these lines before, but not for a long time, and they are so nourishing with His grace.


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