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Today’s Scattered Seeds
I’ve gotten used to the sound of waves when I fall asleep. Every night as I turn off the light I say, “Hey, Google, play wave sounds.” And every night it brings me back to that memory of nights spent in the tent trailer at Lake Riviera.
That was my safe place. My place of security, comfort, and warmth. With Mom and Dad in the bed right beside me, I felt protected and sheltered from harm.
As I got to thinking about that today, I turned my Bible to Proverbs 18:10, where I read the words, “The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it and is safe.”
The Lord is our rock, our fortress, our deliverer, our comfort, our safety, our stronghold, our peace… but He’s also a place of protection on high.
Notice the words that the Psalmist used in that verse when describing our God. He purposely used the word “tower.” A place in which we rise above the force of the battlefield. In fact, the word “safe” that we see in that verse, is the Hebrew word, “sagab” (Strong’s H7682), which in its original text means, “to be inaccessibly high” or “too high for capture.”
That’s our safe place in this world. A place of security, comfort, and warmth. A place where His people find rest.
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Read Proverbs Chapter 18.
The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. (Proverbs 18:10, KJV)
Darlene Schacht and her husband Michael live in Manitoba Canada where the summers are beautiful and the winters are cold. Together they’ve come to learn that relationships aren’t always easy, but that marriage, the way God intended it to be, is a treasure worth fighting for.
She began her publishing journey about twelve years ago when she pioneered one of the first online magazines for Christian women, known at the time as “Christian Women Online Magazine.” After three years, Darlene left CWO to blog as a solo author at Time-Warp Wife Ministries.
It was also during this transition that she worked alongside actress Candace Cameron Bure to write the NYT Best-Selling book, Reshaping it All: Motivation for Spiritual and Physical Fitness. Reshaping it All was the winner of both the 2011 USA Best Book Awards and the 2012 Christian Reading Retailers Choice Awards.
Author of more than 15 books, Darlene continues to write and to minister to her readers through her blog at TimeWarpWife.com.
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