Lenten Grace — Merciful Dew

photo by Josh Scholten
photo by Josh Scholten

He hath abolished the old drought
And rivers run where all was dry,
The field is sopp’d with merciful dew
He hath put a new song in my mouth.
~Gerard Manley Hopkins

When I have no voice left, He gives me a song I can still sing.
When I run dry, He replenishes.
When I wither, His merciful dew
restores and readies me for a new day.

I am stopped astonished,
sopped and mopping up,
spilling over in His grace.

photo by Josh Scholten
photo by Josh Scholten

2 thoughts on “Lenten Grace — Merciful Dew

  1. Hi Em,
    At Warm Beach Addiction Conference the camp director said, “They hope to be an environment of grace.” That thought has continued to encourage me, “Be and environment of grace.”

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