Advent: Day 17

O that deliverance for Israel would come from Zion! When God restores the fortunes of his people, Jacob will rejoice and Israel be glad.
Psalm 53:6, Revised Standard Version

We shall rejoice, Lord,
when You restore our fortunes
as the desert blooms.

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Ocotillo blossoms, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
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Posted on December 13, 2011, in Advent, Anza-Borrego Desert, Psalms, REDnesday, Ruby Tuesday, Scripture, Southern California, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday. Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Yes we shall be glad for Israel, when her peace is restored.
    wonderful desert flower.

  2. Amen. Flowers in the desert are so much more precious, aren’t they?

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  3. This is a beautiful blossom. The contrast with the landscape is amazing.

  4. Beautiful shot love all of the contrast.

  5. I dearly enjoy your blog and seeing all the lovely sights you share.

  6. Great capture. Love the photo

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