Tag Archives: trust

Praise in the Face of Troubles

Job declared “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him.” As we face our own fears and resentments, let us remember that God’s strength is perfected in our weakness. Continue reading

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When God Says “No”

There are times when it is impossible for God to give us what we want AND accomplish his will at the same time. Continue reading

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Peace Beneath the Raging Waters

Even in the midst of loss, there is hope. Even in the midst of destruction, new lives are formed. Even in the flood, Living Water brings life. Continue reading

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Faith More Powerful than Hostility

I don’t have David’s confidence that “Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear.” But I am pretty sure things will work out in the long run… Continue reading

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The Trust Fall

Which requires greater trust: putting your life in the hands of a skydiver or placing your eternal soul in someone else’s care? Continue reading

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Hope of Harvest

Submission is the beginning of peace,
humility the beginning of wisdom,
repentance the beginning of healing. Continue reading

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Through the Waters

Playing with a small granddaughter in a swimming pool reminds me that the arm of our heavenly Father will always rescue us. Continue reading

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Holding the Rare Moment

This animal could kill me
with a single kick
but he doesn’t even twitch
as I kneel beside him, Continue reading

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Of Worry and Trust

Night’s passing does not depend
until the ending of our fear
nor the nearness of our faith
but it is faith
that keeps us quiet in our sleep. Continue reading

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Of Coming Light

Just above the dark spreading form
of the cottonwood tree,
a quarter moon bleeds through
the thin drifting clouds. Continue reading

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