A long obedience

As I was feeling stuck and trapped amidst all my packing up to move, God allowed me to find a book that has been a blessing to me again and again.  It is called “A Long Obedience in the Same Direction,” by Eugene Peterson.  Just the title fascinated me when I first came across it years ago.  I t just says so much about the need for perseverance in an “instant” society.  I have begun reading it again, for the 5th or 6th time in my life.  I am not even to the first chapter, just in the introduction, and God has already blessed and encouraged y heart through this book once again.  If you are feeling “stuck,” perhaps trapped in the circumstances of your life, this book is a great read.  It takes you through a portion of the Psalms known as the “Song of Ascents.”  I needed to be reminded that our walk with God is long and hard sometimes, but that He is always Good, always knows best and always in control.  Truly, when I am weak then I am strong in Him.  God bless your day.

4Remember the word to Your servant,
[In which You have made me hope.
50 This is my comfort in my affliction,
That Your word has revived me.   (Psalm 119:49-50)

About eloracseniah

May Truth prevail and Love triumph, where we have failed. Amen
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