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“For a child is born to us,     a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders.     And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,     Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 When I read this verse and break it down, it tells so many wonderful attributes of God. First, He is wonderful. The definition of wonderful is “inspiring delight, pleasure or admiration. Extremely good; marvellous” Doesn’t that sound just like God? Next, He is our counsellor. We can bring our needs, hurts, dreams, and worry’s to Him – free of judgement and only given love…

Psalms 61:2 NLT “From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the towering rock of safety” Anyone else out there who is terrified of heights? I surely can’t be the only one whose knees go weak even looking at a picture like the one above? Sure, it’s incredibly beautiful, but also breathtakingly terrifying. I have the hardest time trying to wrap my mind around the idea of climbing a rock like that, for fun. My feet do much better planted securely on the ground. I am not naturally…

Psalms 46:10 KJV “Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” I believe everyone has their favorite chair. You know, the one that draws you, inviting you to sink down into it and enjoy it’s comforts? I have chair like that. In fact, my two year old daughter recently brought a book over to me as soon as I plopped myself down into my favorite chair, knowing that I would spend the next few moments reading. In studying the above scripture, I discovered that the word…