Inside: how to hold on during a storm
Have you ever ridden a boat? Not like on the lake or a riverboat. But, a boat out in the middle of the ocean and you can’t see land?
So, I have. I was with a group of my classmates on a research trip.
Lemme set the scene: The sun is shining bright. The swells aren’t terribly bad and the breeze is just right. And just about every single one of us, including me, couldn’t keep our eyes open because the boat was rocking us to sleep.
Really, it’s a miracle none of us fell out of it…
So, when I read about the story of Jesus and the disciples in Mark 4, I can understand how Jesus feel asleep so quickly.
And, then I think, “Uh, Cassie, it was also storming…” And then I’m all, “Nevermind… Not sure I could’ve slept through that.” (And if you know me, you know I sleep through just about everything…)[Read more…]