Daily Inspiration, February 15th

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“And [Jesus] woke up, rebuked the wind, and said to the waves, ‘Hush now! Be still!’ The wind dropped and everything was very still. ‘Why are you so frightened? What has happened to your faith?!’ he asked them.” (Mark 4: 39-40, JB Phillips New Testament)

The disciples were freaking out. They were in a boat with their Master and a great storm rose up, battering the craft and shattering their peace of mind. Jesus remained asleep as this tempest tossed them about.

Eventually, the frightened students woke their teacher up, frantic and disturbed. Jesus remained peaceful. With a word, he stilled the storm, and turned to his disciples with the question of their faith, a topic he had just been teaching about earlier that day.

Jesus wasn’t being harsh with them. He simply expected that his lessons to them would have been their refuge of calm and trust. Jesus was undisturbed because he knew that a physical storm and a storm of fear are no power against the Truth of God and His infinite presence and Love.

The winds and waves of sense and circumstance, of doubt and anxiety, are merely appearances of trouble. Jesus wasn’t ignoring the storm, just knocked out and sleeping through something terrible. He knew that the real was the still, the calm, the protection, the guidance, the infinite serenity of God.

Let’s know this as well. Let’s take Jesus at his proven word, keep the faith, and know our true dominion through the power of God and His Love.

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About LauraMoliter

I'm a Divine Purpose Coach and Spiritual Activist. I'm also a poet, a Christian healer, as well as a singer/songwriter and a member of the band Rare Birds in Flight. I live in Austin, Texas, with my husband, Billy. I am also an identical twin.
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3 Responses to Daily Inspiration, February 15th

  1. Patrick M Collins says:

    And, Boy… do the winds and waves seem to frighten!! As the little boy who lived next door to us in North Carolina some years aog attested.

    Our HUGE Hungarian Sheep Dog, Jo-Jo was in our yard and Alan, the little 4-5 year old came over. He was chasing Jo-Jo and she turned around and nipped at his little behind. He started crying and said, in that little, long drawn out North Carolina farm boy accent… “JoJo biiiit meeee!!” I said, “Oh Alan, she didn’t bite you.” Still whimperng he protested.. “Wellll, it sure did feeeel lak it”!!

    I remember that so many times, that sweet little boys protest against what SEEEMS to be!!!

    Luv Ya!!!

  2. Love you too! Thanks for being there!! You are wonderful!!

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