One of the benefits of writing is that words live on in perpetuity and can be revisited.
This week was very trying for me with some heavy emotional moments on issues that will deeply impact my future. By the end of the week I was emotionally spent. The week also concluded a month of intense immersive learning in a “new land” as I’m trying to improve my competency in Spanish. As I sat in tears (literally) before my teacher feeling utterly bewildered that I hadn’t learned enough, she hugged and calmly reminded me that I need not worry but to find peace, God’s peace.
As I do when my emotions/mind run higher than my body can cope—I slept. Twelve hours later I’m rejuvenated (because I was also extremely tired) and I reflected on the day. I heard my teacher’s voice—I need God’s peace. So I returned to my own words: Jehovah Shalom that I’m re-sharing here. Maybe you too need to be reminded that God’s peace is FULL & COMPLETE peace!
The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe (Proverbs 18:10). While we are climbing our way out of this current …Shabbat Shalom: What In God’s Name—Jehovah Shalom (Peace) with audio