Change

Websters:  n.  the passing from one place, state, form, or phase to another:  such as a change of seasons; social change.

More often than not I’m lamenting about things that don’t change as quickly as I’d like them to.  But there are a few areas of my life that have either recently had more change than I’d like, or may be about to change.

Yesterday morning was dreary and rainy and cold and I found myself in a dreary state of mind to match.  And then, a unexpected song on a CD I was listening to gave me a much brighter perspective.

Be still, my soul; the Lord is on thy side;
Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain;
Leave to thy God to order and provide;
In every change He faithful will remain.
Be still, my soul; thy best, thy heavenly, Friend
Through thorny ways leads to a joyful end.

 Be still, my soul; thy God doth undertake
To guide the future as He has the past.
Thy hope, thy confidence, let nothing shake;
All now mysterious shall be bright at last.
Be still, my soul; the waves and winds still know
His voice who ruled them while He dwelt below.

( from the hymn Be Still My Soul,  by Catharina von Schegel)

Yes, in every change, He faithful will remain!

For I am the LORD, I do not change.  Malachi 3:6

Therefore know that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God.               Deuteronomy 7:9

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithuful.  Hebrews 10:23

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow…  Matthew 6:34

The young lions lack and suffer hunger; but those who seek the LORD shall not lack any good thing.  Psalm 34:10

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