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Psalm 62:6 For God alone my soul in silence waits; truly, my hope is in him.
I wonder if Jesus thought of this prayer after he fed the 5,000 and went to the mountain top to pray. He had gone to the shores of Galilee to get away from the crowds and to rest, but of course they ran ahead of him and were already there waiting. And Jesus, full of compassion, tended to the people instead of himself.
But I imagine after the crowds dispersed, and the disciples drifted out onto the water, Jesus walked up the mountainside, breathing deeply, quieting his soul. There he met one-on-one with the Father, in silence, full of hope despite the trials that lay ahead.
MOVING FORWARD: Consider a change of scenery to help you find rest.