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    by Cecelia Lester

David's Desire for Rest and Shelter
Date Posted: August 20, 2021

Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and rest. . .I would hurry to my place of shelter . Psalm 55:6,8 (NIV)

David was fearful of his enemies. It looked to him that his life would soon end.

He thought that he could find rest in shelter from those who intended to harm him.

In our own daily lives, we have times when the world throws difficulties at us. We don’t always know what to do. We become edgy and, maybe even irritable. Our anxiety sometimes makes us sick.

David seems to have a remedy for his state. He yearns to be able to be transported to a safe haven and allowed to rest.

As Christians, we are taught that when trouble comes our way we must pray before we seek input from other people. Could it be that when we face harsh difficulties in life that we spend time away from our daily activities and rest on God’s promises?

David’s Desire for Rest and Shelter

Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and rest. . .I would hurry to my place of shelter . Psalm 55:6,8 (NIV)

David was fearful of his enemies. It looked to him that his life would soon end.

He thought that he could find rest in shelter from those who intended to harm him.

In our own daily lives, we have times when the world throws difficulties at us. We don’t always know what to do. We become edgy and, maybe even irritable. Our anxiety sometimes makes us sick.

David seems to have a remedy for his state. He yearns to be able to be transported to a safe haven and allowed to rest.

As Christians, we are taught that when trouble comes our way we must pray before we seek input from other people. Could it be that when we face harsh difficulties in life that we spend time away from our daily activities and rest on God’s promises?

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Biography Information:

Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for over two decades..

She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/

She has  served in a faith-based organization, Grace In Action  by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.

In July 2017, she published her first book, 'Times of Trouble Bring Rays of Joy.'

She and her husband of 52 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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