Under The Shadow
We will live by the day- aye by the hour. We will not put our trust in frames or feelings. [We will welcome and love those who come along side us.]
We will serve God with all our might while our candles are burning, and then when they go out for a season, we will have less to regret. We will be content to be nothing, for that is what we really are. When our own emptiness is forced upon our consciousness, we will chide ourselves that we ever dreamed of being full, except in the Lord. Set small store by present rewards; be grateful for earnests by the way, but look for the joy, hereafter. We will continue with double earnestness to serve our God when no visible result is before us. Faith's rare wisdom enables us to run on in the dark with infallible accuracy, since wisdom places her hand in that of her God. Between this and heaven there may be rougher weather yet, but it is all provided for by our covenant Head.
In nothing let Lynn and I be turned aside from the path which the divine call on our lives has urged us to pursue; that is to love all that are placed in sphere of influence with God's love.....and all that we have, and as Lynn has requested, be a miracle somewhere, somehow in this world. Come fair or foul.......when we cannot even see the face of God, to trust under the shadow of His wings.
Ps. 62:8 He alone is our rock and our fortress. We will not be shaken.
(adapted as a promise, from Charles Spurgeon)
Love, Dave and Lynn