The Gate Called Beautiful


You, my dearest, are hurting, pained and unwhole.

You need healing.

And though He said I can lay hands on the sick,

I haven’t often seen success.

I’m only being honest.

But your suffering…your scars…

It’s too much to bystand –

Too much to spectate

without participation.

What can I do?

I don’t have silver or gold to pay for expensive treatment.

I don’t have a faith healer’s faith.

Not. Yet.

But can I bring you to the Gate called Beautiful?

Because I’ve found that

darkness may be crowding out light

and death may be pushing my hopes under

for the

third time.

But

when I am brought to the Gate called Beautiful

I am soul healed.

For in examining His beauty

I am discovering His goodness.

And when His goodness is revealed

anything, anything might happen.

Will you come?

Counting from the Gate called Beautiful with Ann:

131. Unexpected Valentine from the little girl next door.

132. My Bible Study girls and I getting “tatt-ed” together!

133. A box in the mail!!

134. A gift from Sarah Mae and DaySpring!

135. Daughter’s debut as a paid singer!

136. Happy Statue of Liberty guy. (You can’t tell, but his smile is radiant!)

137. The privilege of making 500 truffles…

138. Coming through to the other side of the flu.

…sharing a playdate with Laura:

….finding heaven with Jen:

…hanging out with L.L.: On In Around button

…sharing with Shandra:

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29 thoughts on “The Gate Called Beautiful

  1. oh this is beautiful….just returned from a funeral…my friend’s husband committed suicide…this is my heart for her…thanks…

  2. Love these words of yours: For in examining His beauty

    I am discovering His goodness.

    And when His goodness is revealed

    anything, anything might happen.

    So glad that you’re over the flu…going to the gate with you…thanks K.D. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. This is beautiful. So often I have felt helpless in helping people with physical needs. Yet, we can all lead them to the Gate Beautiful where they find true healing. Ilove this.
    Thank you for linking to On Your Heart Tuesday

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