by Marcie Bridges  @Marcie_Bridges
ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they
will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in
the sea inform you. Which of all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this? 
his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind.
not the ear test words as the tongue tastes food?  Is not
wisdom found among the aged?  Does not long life bring understanding?

God belong wisdom and power; counsel and understanding are his.” Job 12:7-13 (NIV)

© Kaitlyn Bridges, 2015
hands are bigger than imagination comprehends
your hands, close your eyes, envision yourself within them
your hands as God sees them as He wraps you in His care
walls His hands surround you with even mountains can’t compare.
hands are soft and tender and He holds you lovingly
cannot fall from His hands —  they are
valley deep.
rest and relax in God’s great hands you are nestled deeply there 
know that no matter what, you are safe and need not despair. 

Warner Bridges
July 2013
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LAST week we saw that God writes us on the palm
of His hand basically like a tattoo. He
has written us on His heart and He will never leave us nor forsake us. (Written On My Heart )
This week I’ve been thinking about the song,
“He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” and you know, that is such a vast
concept. Because God’s hands have to be so large…no huge…humongous? to take on
the whole world and not just the whole entirety of the world but think about
this…the universe. 
Are your thoughts and your eyes as wide as mine right now? 
So let’s narrow this down just a bit. Let’s
put ourselves right there in the palm of His hand. As the poem says, Cup
your hands, close your eyes, envision yourself within them”
. Is that not more
doable? Look! There you are! Right there — safely, quietly, resting, deeply in
those hands. They are mountain high and valley deep. You cannot fall from His
There’s a song that Sandi Patty sings, “In His Hand”. I
cannot find it on YouTube right now but these words have been echoing in my
heart all week:
“In His hands there’s only safety. Nothing there can touch
you except Him. Bring your burdens and all your failures. Lay them down and
rest here in His hand.”
I don’t know about you but that gives me the goosey-bumps.
It also gives me peace. A quiet peace where I know in my heart of hearts that I
am loved safe and secure forever.
Father God, help us to rest in You knowing that we are always safely in Your hands and You will never let us go. 
How about you? What does it mean for you to dwell in the
safety of His hands?
From My Heart to Yours,
References for further meditation: Job 12, Isaiah 40:11-14, John 10
My daughter, Kaitlyn, drew the picture at the top of this post for this poem. I love it! 
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© Heart Thoughts, Marcie Bridges, 2015

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