Tomi & Big Little Things

Scent of Water

This picture of #ScentOfWater came out beautiful.
The letters, perfect by my own parameters. Everything in place. 
Life is like this at times…  Beautiful, vibrant and without any form of unforseen contingencies… As when all forces are working together towards the achievement of one’s purpose.
 Everything moves flawlessly just as intended. 
Till…

…Till
Everything suddenly came to a halt. 
Like this crushed paper, it felt as though life was crushed out of you. 
Your hopes were dashed…

Your expectations were met with  disappointment.
You decided to forfeit the dreams… “They are just dreams anyway!” You said countless times to console yourself.
Perhaps, you felt used and left for the trash.

Your essence was no more… 
Bitter you said in defeat “It’s all over”
“Wait”
“Wait a moment”, I say
“Don’t throw away that dream, don’t discard you just yet. 

I know how it feels, I tell you. To feel entirely out of grasp of what you hold dear.”
Look, I opened the crumbled, left-for-trash paper.
It looked even much worse. It had been rubbed in the sand. Was moist from tears I presumed.
What struck me, was what I saw.
I saw the #scentofwater !
It didn’t look good, I know.

It didn’t feel good either.
But what I saw, I couldn’t deny… That was a scent of water.
As long as you don’t throw it all away, 

If you’d take a deep breath and reopen your case as I did the paper… You’d find that scent…
Ever wondered why the irony call the scent of water?
Its a glimmer of hope… It’s that little yet so significant.
Like when a coal has embers. You are assured that all will catch the fire.
A once upon a time rich man said, at the scent of water, its possible for a tree that has been cut down with old roots to bud. (Job 14: 10 paraphrased).
It’s my prayer that you find your scent of water today in Jesus name.
#dontgiveup

#TheEnd

Now, don’t just read… Please share, you never know who needs to read this.
Thank You! 

16 thoughts on “Scent of Water

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  1. Because HE LIVES we can face tomorrow because HE lives, all fear is gone because we know Jesus Christ holds the future. Our life is worth a living just because HE LIVES.

    When we lean on Jesus Christ our tomorrow is guaranteed. Because the Lord is our Shepherd we shall shall not want and HIS GOODNESS AND MERCY WILL BE our portion all the days of our lives.

    The Christian child who believes will see the glory of God. The Christian child who knows HIS GOD will be strong and do Exploits. Remain blessed in Jesus name. Amen.
    Layi Okunrounmu

  2. This is very beautiful dearie.
    You know I’m always proud of you.
    Water is meant to be odourless.
    Yet,the scripture spoke of scent of water.
    You just helped me trigger another depth of thoughts.
    God bless you.

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