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God Will Never Leave Us
by Melissa Pryor
Friday I received word from my doctor that she wanted me to go to immediate Care to be evaluated because my asthma was kicking up and I was having difficulty breathing. My heart sank and I thought the worst. I thought, okay this is it, I have the virus. I was hesitant as far as going to be evaluated. I contacted Pastor Lynn and told her. She encouraged me to make the right decision. I told her I would go and be evaluated. I remember her words reminding me that God was in control and to Trust in God.
I went Saturday morning after work to be evaluated. As I sat there and the doctors evaluated me, I honestly at first felt alone and scared. Then I remembered the words from Pastor Lynn telling me that God was in control of the situation.
I was released from immediate care. Later on Saturday, I received word from my evaluation that my results were negative for the virus.
Once again, I was reminded of Pastor Lynn’s words that God was in control and to Trust in him.
With this, I would like to remind all of us off Hebrews 13:5 where God reminds us that He Will Never Leave Us or Forsake us.
Yes, during these trying times, when we feel like God may not always be there, we can rest assured that God is with us through it all. We are not alone and God will see us through.
Jesus in This Storm
by Melissa Pryor
I find myself asking the question, when is this storm going to end? Jesus wake up and calm this storm we are going through as we all face Covid-19 in one way or another.
Yet even though I feel like the Disciples in the boat during the storm and Jesus sleeping, I know deep down that Jesus has things in control. Jesus is protecting us. Jesus has His Loving Arms around us! We just have to continue to Trust in Jesus and not loose sight!
Within the past day, I felt in the midst of all this that I was loosing sight. I go from home to work. I have been to the grocery store twice. I am on the front line helping to keep patients safe from two diseases. One is the disease of addiction the other is helping them be safe from Covid-19 during the time they are in our care.
On 3/19/20 there was concern when I received would that I may have possibly being exposed at work. This put fear in me. I was reminded by Pastor Lynn to Trust in God and that God would see things through. The word is that I was not in danger.
You see how easy it is though to loose site on Jesus in storms like this but yet how quickly we can also be reminded of the work that Jesus is doing.
We may feel like the Disciples in the boat that day when Jesus was asleep. We can rest assured though that Jesus always has us in His Loving Arms and in His Care.