Minute Meditations

Wake from Your Sleep

young woman leaping

Then shall blinded eyes be opened, / and deaf ears unstopped; / then shall the lame ones leap like deer, and speechless voices sing for joy.”” —Isaiah 35:5-6

If we are not yet astonished, we are not quite awake! God-willing, we will be blessed by another sunrise, to break open our hearts and bring us to our knees. But none will exactly be like this shining, singular morning. So, as our world rolls, dawn to dusk, we contemplate the countless faces, whose loves and longings sunlight graces. Then each life illumined in morning bright will reflect that merciful light to everything under the sun that lands within our sight.

—from the book Wandering and Welcome: Meditations for Finding Peace
by Joseph Grant

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