Quiet for the Weekend – September 14-16, 2012

“This is what the Lord says,
he who made a way through the sea,
a path through the mighty waters . . .
‘Forget the former things,
do not dwell on the past.
I am doing a new thing!
Now it springs up,
do you not perceive it?
I am making a way in the wilderness,
and streams in the wasteland . . .
to give drink to my people, my chosen,
the people I formed for myself,
that they may proclaim my praise.”
Isaiah 43:18, 19-21.
Join me in proclaiming the LORD’s praise this weekend,
even if we do it quietly?

Joining with Sandy and Deidra, dear friends who invite us all into the quiet as the weekend dawns.

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  1. This is so good, Diana…and may we never cease to praise His name!!!

  2. I’m thinking about some of the same things this weekend–including a path on a beach! The words I posted come from the Psalter, but I like the good prophet’s words here as well. Happy weekend, Diana.

  3. Thanks for coming by, Patricia – and amen!

  4. What is about paths to the beach? Some of the most inviting places in the world, for my money. Have a good weekend, friend. And I’m so thrilled I’ll be seeing you soon.

  5. 🙂 quiet smile for this
    thank you

  6. quiet smile right back at you, Marilyn. Am I really going to have the privilege and joy of meeting you in about 10 days??

  7. I think every Bible I’ve owned has these verses highlighted.

  8. Cheri Galloway says

    Thank you God for the new things.

  9. Amen, Cheri. Thanks for stopping by.

  10. Carol J. Garvin says

    Proclaiming his praise… as these words and photos do. Thank you for them, Diana!

  11. You’re welcome, Carol. Thanks for stopping by.

  12. Joanne Norton says

    Lovely photos… wonderful Word … filled with Blessings.

    Thank you.

  13. Thanks for coming by, Joanne.

  14. Diana, I was just catching up on your blog and know why I always like coming here. The story of the birth of your daughter (my, how things are different now!) and the letter to your teenaged self–boy, you’ve touched something in me! You right simply, yet beautifully, and I always feel like I’ve been graced with a bit of your wisdom when I read your posts and gaze at your photos. Thank you for continuing to share!

  15. Diana Trautwein says

    You are so very welcome, Jennifer (I’m thinkin’ this is Jennifer V Davis, right?) Always glad to see you around here. And I sure relate to the ‘catching up’ part – It’s getting harder and harder to do. There are so many good things to read out here in cyberspace. Who knew?

  16. Oh enjoy your quiet. And thank you for the beauty here. I want to dip and dive in the blue crisp waters. This is soul refreshment friend. Grateful for the water, always.

  17. Thank you, Elizabeth, for stopping by and leaving these circles of kindness here.

  18. I was just thinking about the quiet of the weekend, and God’s voice & comfort there – mine was found in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    I was also thinking about you and how I wanted to see what you were thinking lately – it has been a little while since you wrote me compassionate advice about calling and vocation. I am well, and still waiting, and growing, and thanking God for you today.

  19. Diana Trautwein says

    Melissa – thanks so much for coming by my place again. It’s nice to see you. I clicked on your name to refresh my memory of our prior conversation in the comment box and discovered that you have had to leave your church. I am so, so sorry for this pain. And for the shortsightedness of the leadership in that community of faith. It breaks my heart a little bit every time I read or hear of this kind of action and behavior. I am so heartened to read that you are “well, and still waiting, and growing” – that is truly music to my ears. Praying you will sense the Lord’s peace and comfort and that the way forward will become clear exactly when it should.

  20. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers. This makes me grateful that I decided to add a picture and link up all my Disqus comments – I had been wondering whether to break my Internet anonymity a little more, and now I’m glad I did. 🙂 Peace today.

  21. I’m glad you did, too. :>)