The Edge Of The Cliff

One of the Psalms says “I came so close to the edge of the cliff!  My feet were slipping, and I was almost gone.” 


I’ve been there… to the place where temptations seem so strong that I’m sure I won’t be able to resist them, and everything I’ve lived for will be wiped away; or where doubts and fears enter my mind and I wonder if it’s all a myth.


In those times, the only thing I can do is be honest with God.  In fact, another Psalm describes just that:  “I cried out, “I’m slipping!” and your unfailing love, O Lord, supported me.”


So far, admitting my struggles – either in quiet contemplation or by shaking my fist in the air with screams – has brought His love and support.  The edge of the cliff, for me at least, is a great place to meet God.


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