Underneath That Snowy Hair

Underneath that snowy hair,

the crooked back, the icy stare,

a heart of warmest amber glows,

a value only Jesus knows.

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14 comments on “Underneath That Snowy Hair

  1. Wonderful photo and poem! I’ve met someone just like this. When I struck up a conversation with this little lady, I was rewarded with the sweetest heart. She reminded me so much of my grandmother. Humble and warm…
    Blessings ~ Wendy

    • melodylowes says:

      I am reminded of your post about your scary guy – we never see very far beyond what the outer surface is, unless a person shares their heart with us – I’m glad Jesus sees the ‘inside’ us!

  2. RoSy says:

    Photo & words filled with a warm beauty!

  3. Melody, you have hit the mark – the image brought me here, but the words are full of grace.

    • melodylowes says:

      I am realizing as I get older that the older generation are more human than I knew – I didn’t expect to feel the same in an older body somehow. I see that our world doesn’t hold our elders in the place of respect that we ought – and for a person who never grew up with a significant or positive relationship to an older person, I am now learning myself to see beyond idiosyncrasies to the true value beneath. Thanks for coming along for that ride with me!

  4. Glenda Mills says:

    Love your photo and warmth amongst the snow, Melody! Thanks for sharing?

  5. Debbie says:

    I’m so glad that Jesus knows our hearts and helps us see others too, the way He does! Beautiful, Melody!

  6. tinamhunt says:

    My day job is to provide care for an 89yr old woman who is losing her battle with Alzheimer’s. Your words are a picture of her.

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