15 March 2013

Matching rhythm

We all have a rhythm we’re used to—
a tempo that goes beyond the kind of music we listen to. 
God gave each of us an internal rhythm. 
Put your hand over your heart, 
a hand over your wrist 
or two fingers on the side of your neck, 
and you’ll discover you have your own internal click—
a personal metronome 
that God thoughtfully put inside each of us.
Amena Brown
Breaking Old Rhythms: Answering the Call of a Creative God

looking for that still point
where my rhythm 
aligns with His heartbeat

in the quiet with Sandy

resting in Him with Cheryl



elizabeth said...

Beautiful in every way.

Patricia said...


Tammy@If Meadows Speak... said...

Perfect for the weekend....

Anonymous said...

Oh, to be in step with His rhythm! Love this! Thanks for sharing. :)

Anonymous said...

Oh, to be in step with His rhythm! Love this! Thanks for sharing. :)

caryjo said...

Well, Karin, you'd got me "hmmm?-ing" now as I pour your sharing, thinking through my mind. That is a "good thing"... not taking things just for granted.

Kelli Woodford said...

inhaling this as the striving and straining exit. thankful for the peace that is bigger.
beautiful post.

Cheryl Smith said...

Me too, Karin. Me too! (and I love the thought of the heartbeat being a personal metronome. Perfect!

And that word, "rhythm?" It's still on the scrabble holder on the army footlocker turned coffee table in our living room. I love how God has connected us. :)

Dianne said...

I am really, really loving this--

a personal metronome--wow!

and your last line--should certainly be our heart's desire! thank you

David Rupert said...

I watched an amazing video this week of a new video camera that picks up the slightest subtleties in motion. It filmed a baby and you could the pulsating blood just under the skin. It was beautiful -- almost melodic.

Brian Miller said...

nice. i agree. and there is a certain rhythm to life as well we often miss in our busy-ness...and we see it in nature often...

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