Friday, February 18, 2011

Be Still and Know

Be still, and know that I am God . . .

Psalm 46:10a

Stillness doesn’t require quiet.

Know that He is God in the midst of it all.


Stand still, literally. Now look. What do you see? What do you hear? What do you feel? God is shouting His love for you. God is in it all – if you have but eyes to see Him.

Do you hear the children’s noisy laughter? Thank God that they can laugh.

Do you see a table full of messy dishes and remains of food? Thank God for the abundance and ability to clean it up.

Do you feel an ache? Thank God that you can feel, there are some who feel nothing.

Are you overcome by your sin? Thank God for His forgiveness, that it is good to be humbled, that His grace and righteousness are sufficient.

Are you in a trial? Thank God that He hears, sees, knows and provides. Trials keep us close to the heart of God.

Give thanks. Give thanks in all things. Hear, see, feel His love; know He is God; and realize that you are radically loved.