Friday, July 13, 2007
Fearless Friday

Sometimes it takes an extra measure of fearlessness to be different in the midst of a field of sameness.

I am the dandelion in the midst of all these daisies.

I am fearless and a bit impulsive.

I am the strong and tough "weed" that keeps coming back after being pulled and re-moved over and over again.

I am hearty.

I am resilient.

My roots grow deep, when I find where I want to be.

Yet, my fluff can be blown carelessly by the wind when I am all used up.

I have learned that many are put off by the presence of a dandelion, but many are also drawn to its brightness.

Children pluck me and carry me around in sweaty, grimy fists. They present me like a trophy to their waiting mamas.

Mamas can't refuse me, for I am the symbol of all that is pure and innocent and summery.

I am fearless. I am wild. I am sunshiny bright and ever-present.

I am who He made me to be.

"But now, this is what the LORD says— he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: "Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine." Isaiah 43:1

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  Pam fearlessly posted at 7/13/2007 09:16:00 AM  
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At Saturday, July 14, 2007 7:53:00 AM, Blogger moreofhim said...

I love that analogy!! It's good to be different and who God made us to be. Thanks for the reminder.

At Saturday, July 14, 2007 6:51:00 PM, Blogger Lookin' Up said...

Hey we will be here next Saturday. I have a baby shower to attend in the early afternoon other than that we are free. Looking forward to seeing you!

At Saturday, July 14, 2007 8:39:00 PM, Blogger Tealady Tammy said...

loved your post peach. I love daisies and I have always liked to think I was the one that was a different color who was marching to the beat of a different heart. Have a blessed sonday.

At Sunday, July 15, 2007 5:35:00 PM, Blogger Susanne said...

Peach this post just brought tears to my eyes. It was so beautiful. I love that: "I am who He made me to be"


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