Many years after my father’s sudden death, I still fear “what might happen if…,” sometimes making mental plans: I would do this… or I would turn to… Wise preparations. But most of all I trust that God will give me the strength then! God of the past, present and future, in you we trust. Amen.
This message is an excerpt of “When You Are Afraid…” by Norma Cook Everist, in the May 2017 issue of Gather magazine. Today we observe the Ascension of Our Lord. The readings are Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Psalm 93 (alternate); Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53.