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“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 During this time of isolation, we have had to learn a lot of things. Whoever knew that for all our lives we have been washing our hands wrong. How many of you were counting twenty seconds while you scrubbed your hands with soap? Or were you doing like some have suggested and saying the Lord’s prayer while you washed up? Maybe there is a favourite song you sing, either aloud or in your mind. These last…

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31. Wait. That is not a word that we usually like to hear. When we want something, we want it now. In this new normal that we are experiencing, we have lots of time on our hands. I am thankful that I have things to keep me busy and so the days go by quickly. One thing that I really am missing is going out for…

“And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.” Luke 2:25 The Bible doesn’t tell us how old Simeon was nor at what point in his life, God had shown him that he would see the Christ before he died. He trusted the promise and hope kept him coming to the Temple day after day. On the day that Mary and Joseph brought the Baby Jesus to fulfil the requirements of the law, the Holy Spirit…