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Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!
Psalm 46:10

If life came with a marketing campaign, its description could easily read “the most exhilarating, exhausting, and interesting roller coaster ever.” With its ups and downs, we sparsely have time to rest and when we do it always seems like the alarm clock erupts into our tranquil slumber. And sleep aside, when did you last get a time of rejuvenating quiet? And when was the last time you had quiet but you weren’t pondering to do’s, processes, worries, fears, doubts, or possibilities. When did you just stop and breathe? There is an old catch phrase they still teach when at a railroad crossing, “Stop, Look, Listen.” This is not so different from how we need to approach our lives, and the Word. More