Monday, March 23, 2009

The Middle

"And there they stood...firmly planted on dry ground in the middle of the Jordan". Joshua 3:17 The Message

Standing in the middle.

Waves crashing all around.

The sound of the wind swirling.

Darkness surrounds, yet my feet are dry.

I'm standing in the middle of my "Jordan". My feet are planted in the center of my impossibility, but God's possibility.

Firmly planted? Not always. Waves of doubt, despair and discouragement threaten to drown my heart. Father, fix my feet on You, my Solid Rock.

"He will not let your foot slip..." Psalm 121:3

Standing firm in Him, in the middle of my "Jordan".

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Nicole said...

awesome analogy Joy! Aren't you glad He is our protector, defender, reedemer, savior etc???


Nicole said...

rest in Him this day!


Marilyn in Mississippi said...

The verse that stood out so much to me today was Joshua 1: 9..."Have I not commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God IS with they whithersoever thou goest." !! How I need that assurance daily ! Not so much that He WILL be with me, but that He IS with me! How blind I am to that fact so many times. I look everywhere trying to find Him, and He's already right here with me!

God bless you!!!


elaine @ peace for the journey said...

Standing with you. How are things today? Sure wish I lived closer. I feel so helpless on my end.


Chef Diane said...

I am standing with you my sister. Praying for you.

P.S. Maybe we should all get our toe nails done. :-)Nothing says strong like pink toe nails

Lori said...

I'm hoping tonight you sleep tight, dear Joy...sometimes a good hard cry is the best therapy. I'm sad to see the loose ends unraveling. I deal best with closure and some things just take time. In the meantime, we continue to pray and believe God; He's our constant and faithful Father.

Hugs to you,
Lori - Mesa, AZ