Shelley Pierce (Tennessee, USA)
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The psalmist wrote, “I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.” - Psalm 34:1 (NRSV)
I sat in disbelief as I read the message. Hundreds of miles away, my mom was nearing the end of her battle with cancer. Just two weeks earlier she had been strong and hopeful. My emotions spilled over — anger that I couldn’t be near her, sorrow for what would...
When I praise God, my worries are placed in the shadow of God’s greatness.
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