A Prayer to Help You Find Courage
By: Betsy de Cruz
“For we are powerless against this great horde that is coming against us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” – 2 Chronicles 20:12b, ESV
Afraid doesn’t begin to describe how I felt when it got dark and my daughter didn’t come home. I called her five times but kept getting a recording. Finally, I telephoned the friend she’d met earlier in the day. “She left an hour ago to catch the bus. Isn’t she home yet?” the girl said.
My husband and I felt desperate and didn’t know what to do. He grabbed the car keys to go out and look for her, but how on earth could we find our daughter in a city of four million people?
An hour later, she walked in the door, and relief flooded my soul. She’d gotten lost and her phone had died.
Have you ever been caught in a hard place where you just didn’t know what to do and felt afraid of possible outcomes?
Maybe you’re there now.
My situation only lasted a…