Learning to Leap (P52)

Open Bible, Open Heart

Psalm 28:6-7
I thought of writing a long poem or an essay or some such thing on the theme of “A Great Leap” for this week’s P52 photo theme.  But I’ll keep it short and sweet, maybe more memorable and to the point?

The greatest leap I have ever made was a leap of faith, trusting in God instead of myself for spiritual liberty.  There are other leaps that go along with that. I think of King David, leaping and dancing before the Lord with all his might when the Ark of the Covenant was returned to Israel.  His wife Michal was not amused at his lack of inhibition, but I think God must have been pleased!  Isn’t it wonderful that it doesn’t matter so much what other people think? (2 Samuel 6:12-23)  As I read about this, I realize my heart does not always leap or sing for joy, but then again, I’m not always dwelling on the mercy and majesty of the Lord!  So I know that’s something for me to think about every day!  How about you?


Leap into mercy
Leap into grace
Leap into Strong Arms
Leap into praise

Learning to leap…

Virginia Knowles

P.S. You may also wish to read a post from Tuesday on my main blog:

“Sonnet, Trinity 18” by Madeleine L’Engle, in Honor of My Sister Barb

Click here to see Project 52!

project 52 p52 my3boybarians.com

This Friday’s theme: A Great Leap — because yesterday was “Leap Day 2012” 


About virginiaknowles

I am a mother and grandmother of a huge family, and I still home school my youngest daughter. I write to stay sane. My WordPress blog is a combination of my Blogspot blogs, and may not be continually updated.
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8 Responses to Learning to Leap (P52)

  1. Laura says:

    So true. Thanks for the reminder.

  2. kelly says:

    lovely photo and words of wisdom. thanks for sharing.

  3. Dusty Coyote says:

    Thanks for the link! Really inspirational message! Nice pictures! Hooray for you homeschooling! Way to be!

  4. Donna says:

    Thank you for such a beautiful post. Inspirational.

  5. I thought about this as I considered the theme, but didn't know how to express it. You did it beautifully!


  6. Julie Anne says:

    visiting from P52! Love this analogy and think I will work on “leaping with Joy” this week!!

  7. Thank you!! Perfect!!

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