Showing posts from January, 2016

When Life Cuts!

Anguish, fear, uncertainty robs of us of much needed vitality. We look out from eyes brimming with tears because of a recent life experience and the candle of faith begins to flicker, and deep down were convinced it might all together blow out. The dying light, leaving us to embrace further unwelcomed darkness. 

A wonderful Scottish preacher named Alexander McLaren once said: “Despondency (Depression) has a knack of picking its facts”
I think he meant that life often has so sharp of edges that we believe the cuts will never heal properly, if ever!
King David certainly felt that way, he rose to fame as a young giant killer, eventually becoming the King of Israel. His family life was horrific, he had a child out of wedlock, by doing so, he forced a trusted friend to the front lines of an epic battle to be killed, in the hopes of disguising his infidelity with that same trusted warriors wife!
In Psalm three he is enduring the immense pressure of his son’s betrayal. The Psalm is linked to 2 …