Chill Out and Know That I Am God

Be still. When I was growing up, I think that imperative statement had an exclamation point at the end of it.  When my mom or my Grandma Cook said it, it was an urgent command. So I have to change my perspective when I come to this verse.  Instead of...

No Complaining!

Life is hard. Over 30 years ago when I was going through a divorce and becoming a single parent to two small boys, I received a card from a co-worker that I still keep.  It is a reminder of a difficult time and a friend’s desire to comfort me. The front said, “Life is...