Yesterday a good friend on mine was traveling back to his home is Nashville and was temporarily unable to find any passage through to his home. He posted on Facebook that he was stuck, cut off from his home.
My mind is that way this morning, stuck and unable to work out some of the thoughts that are floating around in there. I am really still debating this whole concept in Luke 14, about what it means to be willing to give up anything for the cause of Christ. More and more I am realizing those are not just empty words – expect to see a more crystallized thought on this topic in the future ( no promises as to when!)
Anyway, my friend was eventually able to find a back road that was “safe” to travel and made it to his house. However, I would ask you to remember that city. The flooding there is really nasty and it’s not anywhere near complete.
So today feels like a day for a little Lamentations – but a hopeful section – maybe a break from any lamenting that you are experiencing today.
21 Yet this I call to mind
and therefore I have hope:
22 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed,
for his compassions never fail.
23 They are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.
24 I say to myself, “The LORD is my portion;
therefore I will wait for him.”
25 The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him,
to the one who seeks him; Lamentations 3:21-25