“The broad path is heavily traveled, but if you choose the narrow path there may be times when you won’t see anyone but Jesus.”

These words leaped off the page at me, searing my heart with recognition. The impact of God’s grace was so strong, I failed to write down the source of such wisdom; however, I know it’s based on Matthew 7:13 & 14.

I’m on a narrow path. At times the trail has been so tangled and rocky that, but for the grace of God I would have lost my way. Each time I’ve fallen into the place of overwhelming despair, out from the darkness would shine a light–a lamp for my feet–to show me the way to go. 

Jesus held the Light.
Jesus called to me over the rush of tears and said, “Child, I am here. Do not be afraid. Follow the sound of My voice.”

Over the past four months we have suffered a son’s attempted suicide, the very real threat of leukemia for a precious grandchild, unending unemployment, emergency food stamps, scandal and disgrace born of lying tongues. I have been broken. Crumpled. Shattered into a million pieces.

But never have I been left alone.

“Child, I am here. Do not be afraid. Follow the sound of My voice.”

I’m learning to respond:

“For You are my lamp, O Lord; 
The Lord shall enlighten my darkness. 
For by You I can run against a troop; By my God I can leap over a wall. As for God, His way is perfect; 
The Word of the Lord is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him. For who is God, except the Lord? 
And who is a rock, except our God? 
God is my strength and power, and He makes my way perfect.” ~ 2 Samuel 22:29-33

Jesus lifts the lamp high, illuminating the heavens above. And there…there in His beacon of light I recognize the Presence of God. He is with me, sheltering me, and casting His shadow over me, His child.

My darkness was His shadow all along. How could I ever forget how great is our God?

Please don’t miss the music video I’m featuring on the Morning Glory  page today. It will stir your spirit and enlighten the eyes of your heart to grasp how great is our God. The video features Chris Tomlin and worship leaders from around the world singing with thousands of people, “How Great Is Our God”. You’ll hear it sung in different languages and see pictures of different nationalities and ethnic groups worshiping the Lord. I’m telling you, ya don’t want to miss it!