Susan Thogerson Maas (Oregon)
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The Lord said, “If only you had paid attention to my commands, your peace would have been like a river.” - Isaiah 48:18 (NIV)
As I stood on the bank of smooth, white pebbles, the river surged past — with the morning sunlight glinting off the water. The river’s steady roar filled me with peace. My husband and I had enjoyed a lovely weekend camping with families from our church getting to know each...
"This is absolutely lovely! How I wish I had been exposed or otherwise taught this beautiful lesson exactly as it is written here when I was a child. Going on 60 years old now, I am just coming to believe the words contained in this piece. As I look back on my life now, I suspect that my feelings of unworthiness of God’s love began at a very young age. Not explicitly, by which I mean to say that I was never told that I was not worthy of God’s love and mercy, but rather implicitly, through my experiences with simple human error and a constant focus on perfection and pleasing others. I cannot express to you how beautiful this piece is to me; I can only tell you that it touches me very deeply. Thank you!" Read more about Pockets.