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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

.Safety Despite the Storm.

She sneaked into our room in the still darkness. A wet trail upon her cheeks from her hot tears. The little girl in her nightie trembled with fear.

Daddy, she cried, I am scared of the storm.

He took her in his arms, cradled her face, kissed away her tears and held her as the lightning flashed and thunder boomed around them.

He told his frightened daughter how she was safe, how there was purpose in the storm, how he would protect her. She snuggled deep into his embrace and closed her eyes, her breathing slowed, her tears ceased, and her fears dissipated.

Even though the storm continued to rage, she knew she was safe in her daddy's arms.

And friends, isn't that true for us, as children of God - our Daddy in Heaven? Even though the storms of life persist, tucked into the arms of our Father - we are safe.

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
Psalm 91:1
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techranger said...

"...when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet." - Proverbs 3:24 NIV :)

Barbie said...

Such a timely post. Thank you!

Kylee said...

I love that verse...and I love the beautiful picture that comes into my head when I think of "abiding in the shelter of the almighty." WOW!

Thank you for this. Thinking of you guys often as you faithfully continue this journey. God is going to bless you in so many ways!

Heather said...

Very true! Thanks for sharing.

melissa said...

tiffany, once again you have taken an every day situation and have shined the light of Jesus upon it! I love it. and i can so relate.
thank you for sharing.
prayers for you and your family on this amazing journey!

Julie said...

Beautiful. I love that verse of my faves.

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