As The Deer

David the Psalmists’ heart was so after the Lord that he likened it to being like a deer, thirsty for water.  Deer have two basic needs, water an foliage.  I once had the  opportunity to observe deer and their drinking habits.  My husband and I were at an R.V. park that was near a river.  One of the workers there told me that if I went and sat on a bench that was at the rivers edge, I would be able to see the deer as they come to drink at sundown.  She also told me they come early in the morning.  So I went to the bench and waited as the sun was going down.  One by one they appeared from the tree’s and bushes.  Just like clockwork they came.  I wanted a photo of a deer at the water and this was my chance.  As I watched I thought of Davids’ heart thirsting like a deer after his Lord.  The deer drink in the evening, and they come in the morning also for a drink.  My heart thirsts for more of the Lord, and like a deer I should seek Him in the quiet of the evening and the calm of morning.  No distractions and the beauty of the setting, and the rising sun.  There is so much for us to learn and feel from nature itself.  God gave us a wonderful backdrop in which to  praise Him and commune with Him.  Thirst like a deer for  more of the  Lord.

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My desire is to share my photography, to honor the Lord, and send out His word to all who might read. My photo's will include a scripture,and I write a devotional for each entry. The very least that I can do for our precious Lord Jesus. I am a wife to Jerry, my wonderful husband. We have 5 children, and 7 granchildren.

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