Monday Musings

Wait Quietly

“The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD” (Lamentations 3:25-26). The book of Lamentations lives up to its name. This short, five-chapter book is an outpouring of grief over the fall of Jerusalem.… Continue reading Wait Quietly

Monday Musings

Soul’s Rest

“Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you” (Psalm 116:7). In this life, it’s easy to become unsettled. Bad things happen. Dangers may assail us. Death itself is ever lurking. In the middle of distress, it can be hard to trust God. Where is He while all this… Continue reading Soul’s Rest

Monday Musings

The God Who Hears

            “Then Eli answered, ‘Go in peace, and the God of Israel grant your petition that you have made to him.’ And she said, ‘Let your servant find favor in your eyes.’ Then the woman went her way and ate, and her face was no longer sad” (1 Samuel 1:17-18).             Hannah was one of… Continue reading The God Who Hears