In Awe of Her God

Desiring God
July 30, 2017

My best friend is suffering with lung cancer. Another friend lost her 13 year-old daughter. Another boy lost his life in a car accident. My aging neighbor is fighting for his last days on earth.

May we run to God, hold onto Him. Love Him. Stand in awe of Him. He is our hope! I find encouragement in her testimony.

Excerpt from the Link Above: On July 30, 1967, when she was seventeen years old, Joni was paralyzed from the neck down after she dove into deceptively shallow water in the Chesapeake Bay. The early weeks and months were excruciating, and she despaired of even smiling again. But by God’s grace, fifty years later, she is full of grace and laughter, praising Jesus and counting it all joy.

In her latest devotional, A Spectacle of Glory, Joni shares, “I happened to hear recently the old Beatles classic ‘Here Comes the Sun’ — a song I listened to when I was first injured. It reminded me of the dark, depressing days in the hospital when I thought I would never smile again, would never see the sunlight of hope. And now, nearly fifty years later, I still find myself thinking, how in the world did I ever make it?

Don’t Desert Your Calling

Risky Road The road appeared rugged and unsafe, and absolutely too narrow for more than one car. However, my daddy insisted we take the adventurous drive over the mountain. Now, my mother wished for other less dangerous options, like a flat and paved road. My twin sister, Melody was thrilled with the drop off outside […]