Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Read What's New Join
Faith
Writers
Forum
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Read Our Devotional             2016 Opportunities to be Published             Detailed Navigation

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!




 
Christian Living PLEASE ENCOURAGE
AUTHOR BY COMMENTING


  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Blessings
by Stephen A. Peterson
07/10/07
For Sale
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 





Blessings
© 2007

by

Stephen A. Peterson


The drive up Oklahoma’s state highway 59 from Sallisaw to Miami is known by many Oklahomans and those out-of-state to be one of the most beautiful and picturesque treks anywhere in the United States!

That is why Iowans Trevor and Angela Collins were so disappointed when the day dawned with rain in late June, 2007. Never, so far as anyone in the area could remember, had Oklahoma received so much rain in the month of June. By the time, they reached Stillwell it was still rainy, foggy and travelers’ advisories warned of flash flooding in some low lying areas, impassible roads and mudslides in others. And yet they went on. They felt they had traveled too far to see this stretch of the state to be detained by a little rain.

Eventually the state highway patrol would discourage and close of areas because of the water levels, mud and impassable roads. They were able to dodge some of the inclement weather but not for long.

And yet they were able to see some of the most beautiful landscape they had ever seen. Anywhere. Any time. Even in the midst of less-than-ideal conditions, the rolling hills, forests and valleys revealed their majestic beauty as it was a sun shiny day.

Memories of their trip to eastern Oklahoma, according to the Collins, would remain with them for the rest of their lives. Not so much for the scenery but for the lesson they reported it taught them. Instead of concentrating on the rain, storms and mudslides that block or wash away a person’s chosen paths, just take it easy, slow down and think about all of the blessings that God has seen fit to give them—a country where freedom reigns, family, friends, food, water, air, good health, the ability to see, walk, talk, think, a home and much, much, more!!!


PLEASE ENCOURAGE AUTHOR, LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
Read more articles by Stephen A. Peterson or search for other articles by topic below.




Read more by clicking on a link:
Free Reprints
Main Site Articles
Most Read Articles
Highly Acclaimed Challenge Articles.
New Release Christian Books for Free for a Simple Review.

NEW - Surprise Me With an Article - Click here for a random URL


God is Not Against You - He Came on an All Out Rescue Mission to Save You


...in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them... 2 Cor 5:19

Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Acts 13:38

LEARN & TRUST JESUS HERE

The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 507 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com