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LIFE WITHOUT HANDLES
Trusting in and Thanking the Helper
It all started when I was unloading my grocery bags. I returned home from shopping at a store I usually don't go to. Rather than it being a fun "shopping spree", I was more tired than delighted with purchases made in a store that did not include handles on their paper bags! A small thing perhaps, but it got me to thinking...
"I need all the help I can get!" seems to be my recurring expression lately. My life is filled with things that make me tired. If only I could have a handle on and help with everything! But then, maybe I already have that provision in my life, and I don't even realize it!
I head for solace in the Book of Psalms:
O LORD, heal me,
For my bones are troubled." (Psalm 6:2)
My God, my strength, in whom I will trust;
My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold." (Psalm 18:2)
"It is God who arms me with strength,
Whom shall I fear?
The LORD is the strength of my life;
Of whom shall I be afraid?" (Psalm 27:1)
My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped." (Psalm 28:7)
I will extol You, O LORD, for You have lifted me up,
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