Tag Archives: trust

In You, O Lord (Lilly’s Amplified)

In You, O Lord, do I take refuge; I run to You when the darkness closes in, when chaos comes, and my own best ideas about shelter fail. let me never be put to shame; let me not be disappointed … Continue reading

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God-echo

If I see Your testimony in water, creature, tree, and flower, how can I not reverence all that is and be thankful for provision, blessing? There is a God-echo in all of creation—a divine hello that testifies of the Great … Continue reading

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Silence Meets Silence

There is a kind of silence that nourishes the soul, allows pain and busyness and life to recede to the sharp margins, leaving space, room to breathe, room to be. But there is a kind of silence that cuts like a … Continue reading

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Trusting–Really

It was a dark path, overgrown and weedy, and it stretched away to the distance as far as forever. I said, “I trust You, Lord.  Trust that when you said, ‘Walk’ You meant this path, this way.” But even as … Continue reading

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A Kind of Trust

There is in trust a kind of writing between the lines.  I trust you, but that trust expects acceptable outcomes—acceptable to me.  My blank slate of surrender has a lot of smudges around the edges—things like “Don’t let it hurt” … Continue reading

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Reliance

You can’t do enough right. You can’t wishful-think the dark edges of reality away— it will come. It will come unbidden, unrehearsed and unwanted. And it will sting like the devil. But though I walk in the shadows, a holy … Continue reading

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