"If you write FOR a particular market or FOR a particular editor you will often miss the mark. But if you write because your fingers have danced across the keyboard, because a character has tapped you on the shoulder, because a story has settled in your heart, then even if you never sell it you have done the work you were meant to do. And sometime, dear readers, real magic happens." Jane Yolen


Sheltering Protection - Word-Filled Wednesday

Welcome to my contribution to Word-Filled Wednesday, hosted this week by the lovely Christy at Critty Joy. Be sure to stop by her blog for more visual inspiration from Scripture.

This isn't the EXACT picture I wanted for this verse, but it works. I love how unafraid these children look. If only we could feel this way when we are in the midst of "rough seas." And we should--because of Who is beside us.


Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me, for in you my soul takes refuge. I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed. Psalm 57:1 NIV

 Thanks for stopping by! Be sure to stop by Christy's blog for more


  1. Taking refuge in the shadow of HIS wings,

  2. I am so thankful He is our refuge. Beautiful verse and lovely graphic.

    Happy WFW!

  3. I love this, Jo. Wouldn't it be wonderful to fully trust like a child?

    When I was a little girl, my great-grandmother had a similar picture. The guardian angel was watching over a little boy and girl crossing a bridge. Good memories - great message.

    Love ya,

  4. love knowing that I am in the shadow of his wing...

  5. Hi there!

    You commented on the article I submitted to Faith Writers.

    I thought I would stop by to take a look at your blog.

    I like it.

    Thanks again for you kind comment.

  6. It's all about taking refuge, isn't it.....this life is just full of traps...refuge in the Lord is such a peaceful thought....


  7. And thank God those wings uphold all, no matter the circumstance, we are hidden in His protection!

    Getting covered with you,

  8. Beautiful, Jo. I'm taking refuge with you.

  9. Joan,

    The picture is just priceless. I really does go. We are God's children and He is faithful to watch over and protect us.

    Thanks for sharing today.


  10. Just precious, I love it.


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