Returning and Rest

Oct 3, 2023 | Writer's Blog | 0 comments

“In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” Isaiah 30:15b

Return / שׁוּבָה (shoo-baw’)
Once again
Retreating – Repenting – Refreshing
Coming home to Papa
Salvation / יָשַׁע (yaw-shah’)

Rest / נַחַת (nakh’-ath)
Decent descent
Alighting – Deescalating- Reclining
Down into safe arms
Repose

Quietness / שָׁקַט (shaw-kat’)
Settled – Still
Placidity – Serenity – Tranquility
Roosting on the tree of life
Peace

Trust / בִּטְחָה (bit-khaw’)
Utter confidence
Secure – Safe- Credible
Sheltering in His refuge
Leaning 可靠

Salvation / יָשַׁע (yaw-shah’)
Quiet again
Returning – Resting – Trusting
Open & wide, Safe & free
Strength

~ Kathryn Kircher, poet
~ Rhonda Logan-Bailey, photographer

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