About a year ago, life began to change. My son at college came home for spring break as word of this new-to-us virus circulated. Break was extended. “You’ll go back after Easter,” we confidently predicted. He didn’t, of course. No one did. No one went anywhere for months. That was just one small part of it. Each one of us could probably fill a book with how this has impacted us, directly and indirectly.
I don’t know about you, but the great lesson of this time for me is echoed by the psalmist: humility. No, I’m not in control. No, I can’t predict what will happen next. Any confidence, any hope can’t come out of my own power, but from what didn’t and never will change: God, present, guiding and teaching, showing me the way.
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