Here in California, it’s been a bit more than a month since our governor announced a stay-at-home order. We were gathered as a family celebrating my 59th birthday the evening it was announced. It seems like new dimensions of that order have been added weekly, even daily, since then. You’ve perhaps had a similar experience.
Many are feeling fearful and uncertain about the future. If I let myself, I can very easily begin to imagine a dire economic future for our family....
For you have been my hope, Sovereign Lord,
my confidence since my youth.
I found confidence in God a little over forty years ago. I was seventeen then. I’m fifty-eight today. Since my teens, my confidence in God has grown. What was a set of beliefs that made sense has increasingly become a Person in whom I live and move and have my very existence. I’m so very grateful!
Has this growth in confidence always been a nice steady, upward-trending line? Is it for anyone? I...