The Roar Of Your Waterfalls
I walk five miles up and down 20+ mountainous hills every day for both weight loss and health purposes. I love living in NC as there are very few days where being out in nature is not an option (in stark contrast to the -20 temps of ND/MN over much of my life). More than once, I have been caught in a downpour and returned home drenched in spite of checking my weather app. On this day, however, I embarked on a little different approach. The entire day showed 100% chance of down pouring rain. I would usually call that a rest day, but I decided to put on my rain poncho, get an umbrella, and set out on the five miles anyway. There was zero wind so the torrential rain poured straight down for the entire five miles (and on throughout the rest of the day). I endeavored to pray in the Spirit for much of the walk, but I couldn’t help but be distracted by the loud roar of different waterfalls I am quite familiar with on this walk. Generally their sound is quite calming, relaxing, and inviting. Yesterday, however, amidst the sound of the rain smashing on my umbrella and the water rushing down at me on the pavement on which I walked, the waterfalls literally roared…like a lion…roared. I also couldn’t help but take note of many waterfalls oftentimes barely flowing to non-existent immensely contributing to the roars of the waterfalls throughout the twists and turns of my up and down hill climbs. My final leg passes near a waterfall that only a few weeks back we did a photo shoot for my new album. On this unique day of torrential downpour for hours, this waterfall not only roared but raged and a photoshoot would not have remotely been an option. I listened intently and heard for five continuous miles, “Deep calls to deep in the roar of Your waterfalls…” I believe my adventure audibly and visibly describes the season we are endeavoring in His Story.
Psalm 42:7, “Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls;all your waves and breakers have swept over me.”
(TPT) “My deep need calls out to the deep kindness of your love. Your waterfall of weeping sent waves of sorrow over my soul, carrying me away, cascading over me like a thundering cataract.”