Perspective

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No summer is complete in my book until a trip (or several) to the ocean have taken place.  There are few things I love more than digging my feet in the sand and the smell of the salty sea air.  I could (and did) spend hours staring at the crashing waves and the bright blue skies.  There’s something incredibly calming and healing about it.

I think the thing is that the ocean gives me perspective. It reminds me that it is big and I am small. It reminds me that even though my circumstances can seem huge and overwhelming at times there’s a God who is soooo much bigger.  Most of all, it reminds me that I can trust him.  No matter what the future holds and no matter what remains unknown, I do know that He is in control.

“You call me out upon the waters
The great unknown where feet may fail
And there I find You in the mystery
In oceans deep
My faith will stand”

-Oceans-

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2 thoughts on “Perspective

  1. Every single word of this post is me as well! Due to many doctor bills after surviving breast cancer last year = even with having insurance! – I’ve not been able to make it to the coast this year. All of my senses are very much aware of it! I thoroughly enjoyed your post!

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