This was an appropriate message for me when I wrote this several years ago, as I was down with a severe bout of vertigo, unable to be up, having to cancel all my plans–an opportunity to join God in His plans!
Psalm 11:1 “In the Lord I put my trust;”
[Yes, Lord, I willfully choose to trust you, not myself, not people, not circumstances, not power, nor politicians. You alone are the One to rest in, for you alone are All-powerful, All-knowing, All-seeing All-present, and All-loving.
Therefore, I choose to praise you in and for all things, including my vertigo. Why? Because all the proof we need for trusting you, Lord, is found in your faithful, sinless, pure and positive character, displayed in the rich outpouring of your Love in the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus. Therefore, I choose to trust you.]
“How can you say to my soul, ‘Flee as a bird to your mountain’?”
[No mountain will save me, no mountain will love me, no mountain is impregnable. Only You, Lord God Almighty, are the actual, adequate, all-protecting refuge and strength needed; you alone are my High Tower, my Mighty Rock and my Stronghold.
To you, Lord, I will flee when worry, fear, danger, sickness or loss threaten. To you I will offer the sacrifice of thanksgiving—praising you when it costs me, when I don’t feel like it–thereby honoring you and opening the way for your salvation to come to me. Your help is all I need. Knowing you is enough for joy!