No Shame

I’ve started noticing every little cough and questioning every tinge of a headache. It’s a normal time of year for me to have symptoms like that, what with pollen lying around on the ground like sand and no rain for weeks. Still, I’m noticing it a lot more. I’m praying a lot more too. I wish I was normally this conversant with God. But my powerlessness in so many areas is very obvious to me these days. There are lots of things I can’t solve by working harder or having a better idea. So I ask the God of creation and life to step in. I hope confusion or fear or joy or boredom nudge you toward the God some today. Here’s a psalm that’s been popping into my head some. A favorite line for me over the years has been “NO one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame…”

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