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Anne Johnston

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“The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27 No matter how often we have sung this familiar song in church, it still brings comfort and peace to our hearts. What a fellowship, what a joy divine, Leaning on the everlasting arms; What a blessedness, what a peace is mine, Leaning on the everlasting arms. Refrain: Leaning, leaning, Safe and secure from all alarms; Leaning, leaning, Leaning on the everlasting arms. Oh, how sweet to walk in this pilgrim way, Leaning on the everlasting arms; Oh, how bright the path grows from day to day,…

“Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:” Psalm 103:1-2 We are now in the seventh month of being separated from our friends and our church family because of Covid 19.  Just when we were thinking we could spend more time with family and do some normal things, a second wave has begun, and restrictions are being tightened again. It would be so easy to begin to question the Lord as to why these things are happening, but it is…

“And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.” Genesis 3:8 It’s twilight, the neighbourhood children are gathered to play a game of hide and seek.  A leader is chosen, and the countdown begins.  You hesitate for a moment and then you think of the best hiding place.  Quickly you run to it and tuck yourself in, thinking, “he/she will never find me here.  “Ninety-seven, ninety-eight, ninety-nine, one hundred.  Ready…