Alphabet for the Soul - X is for Xerach
Happy Monday, friends! I’m super excited to share today’s word with you. It was a little interesting come up with an applicable word for X, but I found one, and I don’t know about you, but it really speaks to where I am right now with my recent health issues and some other trials I’m facing. It’s a word that holds so much encouragement, I feel God whispering it to my soul as I type this out.
So, without further ado, x is for xerach! Yes, it’s a word. A wonderful word full of deep meaning.
Xerach is: Plant succession staring on bare ground or rock (an empty place or a hard surface) and culminating in a mature climax forest.
It is mature forest growing from the humblest of beginnings.
A lone xerach flower blooming in the desert is a far mightier display of God’s might than a meadow full of them. If He’s planted you in a dry place, trust that He’ll bring you to bloom.
God says in His Word:
“For I am about to do something new.
See, I have already begun! Do you not see it?
I will make a pathway through the wilderness.
I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.” ~Isaiah 43:19
If you are struggling to grow in a dry, hard place, trust that God is at work and when you mature into full bloom, you will be a glorious reflection of Him to behold.
For Further Study:
· 2 Corinthians 5:17
· Isaiah 66:22
· Isaiah 11:1-9
· Isaiah 41:18-20 (in addition to verse 19 above)
· Psalm 31:24
Here is a song that has spoken to me so much over the years when I’ve been in dry places. I hope it speaks to your heart today as well.
To see all letters and download all coloring pages, go to the Alphabet for the Soul page.
Have a blessed Monday!