Familiar Falls Fresh

Sometimes the most familiar verses can fall fresh on our hearts and minds. I love it when that happens and it has happened twice over the past couple of weeks. The first one is Psalm 119:105, “Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” This whole section of Psalm 119 is amazing and ministered to me this morning.  But zeroing in on the first verse just reminded me of the peace that can be mine when I take one step in the light of God’s guidance. He doesn’t show me a 5-year-plan.  He doesn’t even give me assurance of my next breath, but He promises to always guide us—- through His Spirit and His Word.  What a comfort. I was reminded that when I first walked in to counseling I had so much anxiety, so many questions and not many answers.  She reminded me that the larger the circle of looking out into the future, the stronger anxiety grows in my heart. I have to bring that lens back into the present and stay dependent on The Lord.  It’s then I sense my anxieties dying because I am not trying to figure out (read: CONTROL) my future. Trust grows in the tiny steps of putting one foot in front of the other. Sometimes it seems I am taking leaps and have such clarity that I am joyfully jumping into my next steps. Other times, […]

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