Psalm 34:8 (NLT)
8 Taste and see that the Lord is good.
Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!
Psalm 46:1 (NLT)
1 God is our refuge and strength,
always ready to help in times of trouble.
Two years ago about a few hours earlier from this 5:30 AM time, our daughter was no longer with us. Our children’s sister was no longer with us. Our granddaughter’s mother was no longer with us. Our lives changed in ways we could never fathom. The lives of our children changed in ways we could never fathom. The life of our granddaughter changed in ways we could never fathom.
Two days ago a truck driver carrying one of our loads was found dead in his truck. Many lives were changed in ways they likely could never fathom.
Many, many, families will be impacted as the homeless are recovered out of the current cold snap.
The world keeps going forward, never slowing down or noticing beyond a few ripples in the pond.
God knows though. He knows the pain because he came amongst us, because he knows our hearts, he knows our souls, he knows our hurts. In Him there is security, refuge from the storms, strength to move forward in times of trouble and peace.
Christ tells us in Matthew 5:4 (NLT)
4 “God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
Claim your blessings in Christ, your peace, your joy. Know these things, hold these things, live these things. Peace be with you in all times.
Our prayers are with you T Rae, Lisa, Brig, Liam, the family of the truck driver, the families of those lost to the street, those following the ambulence, those __________….