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Ephesians 3:14-16 MSG “My response is to get down on my knees before the Father,  this magnificent Father who parcels out all heaven and earth. I ask him to strengthen you by his Spirit – not a brute strength but a glorious inner strength” As a woman and a mother, I’m naturally gifted in the art of worrying. It’s a skill I’ve been honing and crafting for years. Day after day, I would spend countless precious minutes fretting and scurrying about, wondering when the next shoe would drop, and life would hurl another curveball my way. Now, I of course know…

“Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night, nor the arrow that flies in the day. Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness, nor the disaster that strikes at midday. Though a thousand fall at your side, though ten thousand are dying around you, these evils will not touch you.” Psalms 91:5-7 There are so many things to be afraid of. The dark, spiders, heights or one of mine: wolves. While driving home from a youth function one evening, a Coyote crossed in front on me on the highway and my heart skipped a beat. It…

“God is not a man, so he does not lie. He is not human, so he does not change his mind. Has he ever spoken and failed to act? Has he ever promised and not carried it through?” Numbers 23:19 When this all began and things quickly started to change, I became so anxious and fearful. It seemed like every night our world was flipped upside down, and our new normal was pretty frightening. But these last few weeks there is one prominent thought that keeps running through my mind. God is in absolute control. I posted the following on…