"Moses says, 'Wanderers though we be in the howling wilderness, yet we find a home in Thee, even as our forefathers did when they came out of the Ur of the Chaldees'..."
(From Spurgeon's Exposition
of Psalm 90)
We accepted their gracious invitation and spent a memorable afternoon together. David and Mary were committed Christians from Surrey who had recently built a summer home in Dounby (on Mainland Orkney). We shared our journey with them as we drove around the island, and returned to their home for tea, where they prayed over us. We felt as though angels had been sent to minister!
Where shall I go from Your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from Your presence?...If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there Your hand shall lead me, and Your right hand shall hold me...even the darkness is not dark to You..."
June 9, 2013:
"Gracious Creator, Shepherd, and Comforter - You are far more attentive to our circumstances than we deserve...The past twenty-four hours have served as an unexpected spiritual Oasis. Only You could have made the arrangements for this..."