Refuge Amidst Pandemic

  The Lord is good,     a refuge in times of trouble. And He knows those who take refuge in Him.  Nahum 1:7 The reports in the news and on Social Media leave me scratching my head.  I am not smart enough to engage in the conversations about this COVID-19 pandemic.  Opinions range from conspiracy to God’s judgement.  People are convinced our government has withheld truth from us and/or doctored truth in an effort to have this global disruption fit their agenda. I have read in Social Media and heard on the news how these unanswered questions and speculations have turned people against … Continue reading Refuge Amidst Pandemic

Detour Ahead

   For I believe God. Acts 27:25 Traversing from point A to point B should be easy enough. Should be, but we all know that this straight-line trajectory isn’t always so easy. Even with GPS, we can still find ourselves heading the wrong way. Sometimes detours are just a misunderstanding of directions and other times the path is blocked by things beyond our control. Detours happen. Unannounced, unplanned, unwarranted. This happened to Paul and the people on board the ship with him when they encountered a storm so terrible it “blotted out the sun and the stars, until at last … Continue reading Detour Ahead

Anxious Thoughts

  When my anxious thoughts multiply within me; Your consolations delight my soul.  Psalm 94:19 I’d like to say that I am breezing through this COVID-19 with joy and grace and peace, but alas, that’s not true.  Oh, sometimes, it is.  Maybe even most of the time.  But often, in the wee hours of the morning when sleep has once again evaded me because of this pandemic, my thoughts become anxious and they multiply within me. Thoughts like when God when, why God why and please God tell me how to get through this.  When my brain is filled with … Continue reading Anxious Thoughts