The sky this morning is clear and a vibrant blue. The sunshine is bright and temperatures are pleasant. I give thanks to God for these conditions. Would I do the same if it were rainy, cold and overcast? Continue reading "In Everything Give Thanks"
Filled with feelings of discouragement and helplessness, weary souls plod through dismal and shadowy valleys. We are human. We know what fear and discouragement are. Even the apostle Paul admitted to being downcast. Although the details of his situation were different, his words sound as though he has walked in our shoes. “When we came into Macedonia, this body of ours had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn — conflicts on the outside, fears within.”/1 Distress can come into our lives from many different sources. Different paths wind their way into the dark valley. Some of those … Continue reading The God Who Comforts the Downcast