Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.
Light was already streaming through my cotton curtains when I opened my eyes this morning and turned toward the clock, displaying 8:06. Wow, I never sleep in this late! I guess I needed my rest.
I knew it was true. It had been a long week, filled with ups and downs, excitement and exhaustion, wonder and worry. Wonder over the birth of a new grandchild. Worry over those who have been sick.
I drew back the curtains to behold the day—an overcast sky and a soggy ground. Then I lowered my gaze to the artificial pond just outside the window and watched while scattered sprinkles plashed upon the water. Suddenly a creature rose to the surface, flailing its legs. A frog.