Rise my child
Rise my daughter
Rise to walk
Rise to laugh
Rise to display whose you are
Rise because it’s okay
Rise for you never walk alone
Rise in love for that’s who I am
Rise to lose those rags of disappointment that bear you down
Rise to hold my hand
Rise for the singing of the birds has come
Rise to Joy
Rise do not be afraid.
Rise you are beautiful because I made you
Rise to Dance
Rise in faith
Rise though you fall
Taking her by the hand he said to her, “Talitha cumi”, which means, “Little girl, I say to you, arise. Mark 5:41 ESV
Our story is important. In both sharing it and understanding its power. To ourselves and to others.
As a young mum I gathered together with other women at a bible study. During that time I had a ‘picture’ which told me a story, this has continued to speak to me of this very aspect of rising. At that time the words were different but held the same meaning which simply implied the truth to keep pressing on, to keep rising. I will share my picture with you another time but for now the message which is clear now as it was then is to lean in to Jesus and to keep going.
We know the truth of His faithfulness. By faith we acknowledge His attributes .
It’s our not giving up. Seeing what is around us but not giving up. In worship on Sunday I heard a whisper , you rise by faith not your feelings.
It’s an anchor . It’s not about me. The rising is because of where I hold my heart.
We sing of waves and borders and lions dens and waiting.
Waiting . It’s faith held in hope.
Rising. It’s choosing.
Rising with faith.
Proverbs 24:16 For though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again.
Psalm 84:5 Blessed are those who make You their strength, for they treasure every step of the journey [to Zion]
Let’s keep rising together.
Love Rach x