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Psalm 13

Forgotten.  Unloved.  Unheard.

These are some of the labels I’ve had.  Sometimes I’ve put them there.  Sometimes I feel like others have put them on me.  Circumstances have arisen that cause me to believe I am forgotten.  People have abandoned me, or acted unloving towards me.  I have gone through seasons where I feel unheard.  

Maybe you feel the same way today?  That you are forgotten, unloved, unheard?

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Psalm 69

Storms of life will always come.  Sometimes it’s more like a light rain.  Some days it’s dark and cloudy and the wind is picking up.  And some days it’s like the storm has turned into a tidal wave and it’s about to crash down on you.  And you’re afraid this is the end.  This is the storm that will overwhelm you.  You are about to drown.  And you’re standing there, looking at this tidal wave, and you ask God, what now?

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Paul said he was, “As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing”.

Sorrow, grief, sadness, depression, struggle, these are not words we like to make part of our every day vocabulary.  We don’t like to use them to update our status, talk about them on our Instagram stories, drop them casually in conversation when someone at church asks us how we are.

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