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Psalm 30:8 Then you hid your face, and I was filled with fear.
I sometimes wonder: Where is God? Where is my miracle? And then I think of John Donne’s poem, “Hymn to Christ.”
Yet through that mask I know those eyes,
Which, though they turn away sometimes,
they never will despise.
I remember God’s love for me. Like a good parent who must sometimes turn away, who must sometimes say “no” or “wait,” God still loves me and my family. Though I do not know how God is working, the realization that God is working helps calm my fear.
MOVING FORWARD: Are you in a period of swarming locusts? Read and pray through all of Psalm 30 today.
PRAY for the Diocese of the Arctic (Canada)
Ps 30, 32 * 42, 43 | Deuteronomy 7:17-26 | Titus 3:1-15 | John 1:43-51