A sudden cry was heard, followed by the sound of footprints, came running from the other room; as the mother listened with ears that never rested,"Come to Momma sweet baby", I'll make it all better.
"Momma, hold me", as the little one sought her mothers comfort; onto her lap she crawled assuming the position which always brought relief ( curled up with her head resting upon her chest) she continued to sob as her little chest heaved up and down from.
Shhhhhhhh sweet baby (as the mother rocked her back and forth) momma will make it better. Its okay baby ~ shhhhhhh.
Whatever scared you, its okay now, nothing can harm you. Remember what momma told you? The little girl looked up at her mother as the huge tears spilled from her eyes;she gasping for breath between the sobs, her little voice spoke these words, 'yessss mom ma; but I don't 'ike to be scared." I know precious one, but it is okay we know who can always make it better.
The little one smiled, with knowing, what was coming next.
"Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so..." sang her mother, the words she was taught at youth.
Back and forth the mother rocked while singing over and over again the words that all children should know and be taught ~ "YES Jesus loves me... why? Because the Bible tells me so".
O to be that child again, one might be thinking, and to be able to crawl into a lap which could make it all better and I do know of that perfect lap.
As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem...Isaiah 66:13 (KJV)
And I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you...John 14:18.
But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things , and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid...John 14:26 - 27
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Heavenly Father, thank You for Your words written with such compassion with instructions. As You know and see my Lord there is so much hurt going on all around us. I ask with claiming Jesus Christs authority given by You Father ; empowered by the Holy Spirit, to heal the hurts for ones reading this right now.
Draw them to Your lap Lord and comfort as only You can do ~ Oh my Lord, hold them tight as Your love is ~ therefore comfort is.
May they all bask and feel Your presence with knowing how much You truly love them ~
In Jesus most precious name, I thank You.
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Special blessings to Lucille ~
photo and writing copyrighted@Linda Elaine Calhoun 4/04/02 - 2010