A prayer for a new season

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:59 pm
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Jodie McCarthy | 98five blogger

As you finish this season a little tired, a little weary, a little over it all.

As you look forward with anticipation and trepidation to the uncertainty ahead.

As you take the rest you require, yet your own exhaustion surprises you.

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May you be gracious to yourself, as your mind flows with an avalanche of thoughts previously unheard.

May you allow yourself the time you need to adjust, and let change come to you at its own pace.

May your hands unclench and release the past.

And may your spirit be open to the promise of the future.

May you find peace in the new rhythms of not doing.

May you find rest in the quietness of your days.

May you find the healing you didn’t know was needed.

And in this space of the in-between, may you find hope in the dreams that rise up.

And may this time of renewing give you the strength…

to follow them.

Amen


ONLINE USE_Jodie McCarthy profile photoJodie is a full-time mum, part-time writer and some-time poet. She is fascinated by language, word origins, and meaning, and has always found comfort in writing. After a life as a professional woman, she is slowing adjusting to the joys and struggles of being a stay-at-home mum. Her blog is her slice of sanity in her life as mother. Jodie is passionate about encouraging women in their everyday, whether it’s mundane, challenging, painful or thrilling. She lives in Perth with her husband and two daughters. onlyhalfwaythere.net | Follow Jodie on Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest


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