Arms wide open

“…no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.” Psalm 84:11



What if I miss

the good he brings

because I’m not worthy

to receive such things?


It’s not about

my worthiness

but a sacrifice given

that washed me blameless.



I don’t want to miss out on any good you want to send my way! Yet, I don’t feel blameless—I’m human. I sin. Yet, you forgive. You restore. You make white as snow. You bore my blame on the cross and labeled me blameless. That’s how you see me. Amazing.


I accept what you’ve done and hold arms wide open to accept the good.


About Patty Perkins

I'm Patty, writer of the devotional blog, Beside Quiet Waters. I love writing, reading and taking long walks with my camera. I've been married to my loving husband for 32 years and we have two grown sons. I am thankful for a place to spill ink, in hopes of encouraging others to find daily hope and inspiration in God's Word. View all posts by Patty Perkins

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