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Our soul waits for the Lord; He is our help and our shield.  Ps.33:20.

Have you ever seen a hummingbird be still?

Stillness

Hummingbirds beat their wings between 40-80 times per second.  They hover in mid-air, poised, seemingly motionless.  They are streamlined flawlessly for that active immobility.

I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.  Ps.27:13-14.

It takes enormous strength and stamina to be still.

God taught me to be a hummingbird.  When I first hung in stasis half a decade ago, I lived terrified.  I was disillusioned by conflict and damage in ministry. Our family was devastated by recurrent miscarriages. Losses piled up.  We were hemorrhaging, spilling out.

Read the rest of my post today on here on (in)courage               

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