Jasmine's Place Issue No. 1 - September/October 2012 - Page 7

“He will cover you with his feathers and under his wings you will find refuge” you, Mama!” ,,,, “Psalm 91.” I smiled and softly began quoting parts of it. The cadence of the scriptures filled the room and we could feel God’s presence filling the tiny space. “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. He will cover you with his feathers and under his wings you will find refuge...You will not fear...For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.” God says, “He will call on me, and I will answer him.” “I love you, Mandy.” I watched as another nurse took Mandy’s hand and led her from the room. She paused in the doorway and blew me a kiss. “Don’t forget, Mama, you’re covered in feathers!” I laughed out loud and the nurse looked with puzzlement after my daughter. Shrugging, she turned to me. “Are you ready?” She raised the rail on my hospital