Buried in the Snowstorm – Karen Castleberry

Bible Verse

Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them and reveal to them abundance of prosperity and security. — Jeremiah 33:6 (ESV)


During a sudden winter snowstorm, my pansies got buried under the snow. Delicate flowers frozen, it looked like they would not survive. This is how I feel during life’s sudden snowstorms, when I get buried under burdens, freezing my ability to move.

Basket of pansies covered in ice
Photo by Karen Castleberry

In times like these, I reach out to God, Jehovah Rapha (The LORD Who Heals You). This truth in God’s name applies to our physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Just as the pansies have deep roots, which provide the necessary nutrients and stamina to survive the snowstorm, we too can find our deep roots in God.

Dig deep into His Word to provide a foundation. When life throws you a sudden snowstorm, you can call out to Jehovah Rapha to pull you out from under your burdens and heal those frozen places.

Basket of pansies looking good after ice has melted
Photo by Karen Castleberry


Dear Lord, I thank You that during my times of being buried under heavy burdens, You are there for me. You heal my frozen places and reveal to me my abundance of prosperity and security. Amen

Daily Action

Make time each day to study God’s Word and hide it in your heart, so that during the storms of life, the roots of God’s Word will rise up.

Copyright © 2021 by Karen Castleberry


Karen Castleberry is a Missionary of Prayer. She lives with her husband, Gary, and 2 dogs, in a little cottage nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of North Georgia. Their son, Jeremiah, lives and works nearby. Karen loves reading, writing, photography, knitting, and all things creative. Her greatest joy in life is spending time with Jesus, her family and friends. Karen enjoys volunteering with Transformations.

Christian writer, Christian photographer

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