Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Azaleas and My Shepherd


Good evening!

I hope that you all are doing splendidly.  I am continuing to catch my pictures up to the present, and I am getting a bit closer!  These photos were taken back in the beginning of March when our Azalea bushes were in their fullest glory.  There were so many flowers bursting with color that you could barely see the leaves!  It was glorious.

I have paired the pictures with the lyrics of a song that has been a blessing to me in recent days.  The song's title is My Shepherd, and it is sung by Michael Card.  The music itself is beautiful and peaceful, and the lyrics were taken directly from Psalm 23.  I find that Psalm to be one of the most calming, comforting passages in all of Scripture.  It paints a sublime picture with words that are rich and deep.  The Lord is my protector and sustainer!  What do I have to fear?

Enjoy.   :)



| My Shepherd |




The LORD is my Shepherd
And so I lack nothing




In meadows of green grass
He lets me lie down




Beside the still waters
He patiently leads me
Restoring my soul, restoring my soul


 


For His holy Namesake
He guides me by right paths




Though I may stray to
The vale of deep darkness




I fear no evil
For You are there with me




Beside me Your rod and staff
They comfort me




You prepare a table
Before my enemies




My head you've anointed
My cup's overflowing




Your goodness and mercy
Will follow me all the days of my life




And I'll make my home place
In the house of the LORD.





5 comments:

  1. I cannot wait to reach that Home Place in the House of our Lord. What sweet rest awaits us there!!! What sweet joy of dwelling with Him forever.

    Beautiful pictures, Lauren. :) Thanks for the song share too. Brings back good memories.

    Love you,
    ~ JM

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  2. Your stunning pictures paired with Michael Card's most treasured version of the 23rd Psalm has made my evening. I have loved that song for many months. Beautiful!

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  3. Azaleas are so pretty!
    ~EvaM

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  4. Beautiful!
    Oh I just love Michael Card's music! <3

    many blessings in Christ,

    Miss Antoinette

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  5. This is very beautiful, Lauren!

    For the Kingdom!
    Savannah

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