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Being Still...

“...Be still, and know that I am God;    I will be exalted  among the nations,   I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalms 46:10 I have a fault...and that is overly concerning myself over the lives of others. Surely the Lord wants us to be involved with mankind and to "cry when they cry and rejoice with them as they rejoice".  But sometimes I really take it to the extreme and that is not good.  It is at times like these that I know I need to "Be still...", take time and meditate on what the Lord would have me do instead of running ahead and getting involved. I am a lot better than I used to be, but every now and then the tendency to be a "fixer" raises its head and tries to take over. I am learning that the Lord wants me to allow Him to handle situations in other people's lives; that even though I care very much and my concern is genuine, it is not for me to try and fix it.  Be still. So. I am resting in Him and enjoying the many simple pleasures tha

He watches over me...and you

I lift up my eyes to the hills—     from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord,     who made heaven and earth.   He will not let your foot be moved;     he who keeps you will not slumber. He who keeps Israel     will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is your keeper;     the Lord is your shade at your right hand. The sun shall not strike you by day,     nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all evil;     he will keep your life. The Lord will keep     your going out and your coming in     from this time on and forevermore. Psalms 121 It has been a while since I have posted anything. I am doing fine and have been learning many "lessons", but did not feel to share...not until this one. Protection, security, assurance, all very comforting words when it pertains to your well being, especially in this day and age. Those words are very important and special to me, and concerns me more times than others. I had never li