2.26.2010

footsteps follower....she and i

She follows my footsteps.

"I walk in your tracks, Mommy?"


Yes, you do, precious one,
whether Mommy is leading you to a safe place,
taking a short cut,
or walking blind.


"Oh, Lord, you have lay for me a bright path.
May my eyes be clear to see.
May I not stray.

Lord, she follows...
May she see a path littered with

scraps of praise...

remains of redemption...

fragments of reliance...

the residue of peace...

the excess of grace."

In following the footsteps that Christ has tread before me,
I make a clear path for her.

Now, Lord, for grace in the pursuit...


"I have taught you the way of wisdom;
I have led you in the paths of uprightness.
When you walk, your step will not be hampered,
and if you run, you will not stumble.
Keep hold of instruction; do not let go;
guard her, for she is your life.


Let your eyes look directly forward,
and your gaze be straight before you.
Ponder the path of your feet;
then all your ways will be sure."

Proverbs 4: 11-13, 25-27
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