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In the ditch?

God’s eye is on those who respect him,   the ones who are looking for his love.  He’s ready to come to their rescue in bad times;   in lean times he keeps body and soul together. (Psalm 22:18-19) Have you ever needed to be rescued? I remember running off the side of the road on a snowy day and needing someone to help me get my car back up onto the roadway. It took some pushing and pulling, a whole lot of wheel spinning, and a bunch of strength, but we finally did it. When life gets you in the ditch, what do you do? I was fortunate enough to have a couple of kind guys stop on their way to work, willing to get thigh high into the snow, and with a whole lot more muscle than I had. Sometimes we just need to utilize a strength not our own, with know-how better than ours, and see what can happen when we do! What does respect for God mean? I think it is a combination of us giving up the right to control everything in our lives and then being willing to do what he says, when he says it, as he