I was honored to write a devotion titled My Feet or Your Face – O Lord – for Encouragement Cafe this week. So I decided to post the linkup here and let y’all finish reading the post there.
Do not withhold Your tender mercies from me, O Lord; Let Your lovingkindness and Your truth continually preserve me.
For innumerable evils have surrounded me;
My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up;
They are more than the hairs of my head;
Therefore my heart fails me. Be pleased, O Lord, to deliver me;
O Lord, make haste to help me! Psalm 40:11-13 NKJV
F E A R. Overwhelming, gut wrenching, immobilizing F E A R hit me, actually smacked me in the face. Tears streamed as I was paralyzed by irrational fear. Others in the group were THRILLED!
What? Aspen, Colorado in December. God’s awesomeness surrounded us and was softly covered in a blanket of snow. Forty-four of us were heading out to the Maroon Bells. To snowmobile. WHEE! Excitement filled the bus as we headed out.
F E A R. WHY? Why did I respond with breathless fear?
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