Out of the Depths

Sometimes in this broken world life is hard. Sometimes I cannot find the faith to call out from the depths. More often that not, that is when I am blessed by anthems I thought I had forgotten. And when the truths of Scripture are set to the right music, it is hard to reject their comfort.
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For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence,
for my hope is from him.
He only is my rock and my salvation,
my fortress; I shall not be shaken.
On God rests my salvation and my glory;
my mighty rock, my refuge is God.
– Psalm 62:5-7

February has been a challenging month. Fulfilling responsibilities while dealing with unrelenting family conflict is a challenge, and this month was overloaded in both areas. As we draw near to the end of February, I can see how good God has been to me and the encouragements He has sent me along the way. A sent me the sweetest, most encouraging text the morning after one of the roughest nights – without even knowing what had transpired; F called me out of the blue on a day I was struggling and even though I wasn’t able to talk long, just hearing from her greatly lightened my burden. Even D got me to set aside my deadlines last night and come watch his and L’s soccer game and I breathed angst-free air for almost 3 hours.

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