He giveth quietness


Blast from the past…

SPEAKZEASY

QUIETNESS amid the dash of the storm.  We sail the lake with Him still; and as we reach its middle waters, far from land, under midnight skies, suddenly a great storm sweeps down.  Earth and hell seem arrayed against us, and each billow threatens to overwhelm.  Then He arises from His sleep, and rebukes the winds and the waves.  His hand waves benediction and repose over the rage of the tempestuous elements.  His voice is heard over the scream of the wind and the conflict of the billows, “PEACE, BE STILL”.  And, instantly, there is a great calm.  HE GIVETH QUIETNESS.  Quietness amid the loss of inward consolations.  He, sometimes, withdraws these, because we are tempted to look at our joy or our visions —-with too great complacency.  He draws nigh and whispers the assurance of His presence.
 
paz
 
HE GIVETH QUIETNESS
He, whose homeless feet have pressed our…

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