surround 5The word ‘surrounded’ has been with me during the past few days – it describes how I feel during this difficult time for our family.

We have been ‘surrounded’ so strongly by the closeness of God – knowing – and feeling His arms around us – strengthening us – loving us – giving us peace.

surround 2Yet – it’s more than knowing Him with us – feeling Him in our hearts and minds – it’s knowing His touch through others – being surrounded by the love and concern of so many – who offer their love in so many ways.

surround 3Constant visits and messages – filled with encouragement and hope – practical help – meals prepared and delivered – enabling us as a family to spend as much time as we need in walking this journey.

We know we are not alone – so many walk alongside – and we thank you.

surround 1I pray that if your journey is difficult – lonely – or long – that you will know that surrounding presence of the One Who longs to walk with us daily – and that you will experience that presence – that love – through those around you as they too surround you with their love.

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Jeff Rab says:

    May peace flow like a river to you and yours!


    1. loisastwood says:

      Thank you Jeff – I appreciate your reply

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Holly says:

    Amen. What a beautiful post! I pray that the Holy Spirit continue to minister to you with His comfort, peace, strength and love only our Heavenly Father can give.

    I am so grateful people have come alongside to encourage and uplift you during this difficult time. God is good and faithful to send exactly who and what we need exactly when we need it. 🙏🏼 God bless you & your family!


    1. loisastwood says:

      Thank you for your encouragement too _ I appreciate your comments

      Liked by 1 person

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