A higher rock

Psalm 61:2 “…lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” (NIV)*

Central Park, NYC (photo by Patty Perkins)

Central Park, NYC (photo by Patty Perkins)

And don’t we all need a rock higher than ourselves—a place to climb and find rest from the routines and stresses of life? A place to find refuge and be strengthened for the journey ahead?

If a rocky crag is there along the path—find the footing, grasp the hand holds and step up to a higher plane—a solid, secure rock of a place.

From there the bigger picture can be seen and encouragement given to keep moving forward. Everyone needs a break.

Isaiah 26:4 “Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord, is the Rock eternal.” (NIV)*

*The One Year Bible, September 17, NIV, copyright 1986, Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Illinois.

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About Patty Perkins

I'm Patty, writer of the devotional blog, Beside Quiet Waters. I love writing, reading, and taking long walks with my camera. I've been married to my loving husband for 31 years and we have two college-age sons. I am thankful for a place to spill ink, in hopes of encouraging others to find daily hope and inspiration in God's Word. View all posts by Patty Perkins

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