3 Surely he will save you from the fowler's
snare and from the deadly pestilence. 4 He will cover you with his
feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness
will be your shield and rampart. 5 You will not fear the terror of
night, nor the arrow that flies by day, 6 nor the pestilence that stalks
in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday.
The theme of our September. Despite the many snares, arrows, and darkness that Satan threw our way, God remained faithful as our Protector, Comforter, and Guide.
There were certainly low points:
adjusting to having no alternates, just as the house filled up to capacity with 7 residents
dealing with hospitalizations with one of our residents
a resident running away from campus
mourning the sudden death of my cousin Michael
But the Lord is faithful, and promises not to give us more than we can bear. Between the valleys there were highpoints. Moments that refreshed, to help sustain us through those dark spots.
Labor Day in Illinois with our great friends Eric and Carrie and crew
Hannah starting preschool!
Enjoying the moments when we can have a quiet morning of coloring and play-doh
And now September is behind and October is before us. October will most certainly have some surprises, but we can lean on our Lord's faithfulness...and that means