We have a special treat for our weekend devo today. S.U.M. friend and author Robert Young wrote the beautiful piece for us to share. Enjoy and God bless! ~Dineen
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There is never a time when He is not speaking. There is never a place where He is not present. There is never a room so dark that the ever present, ever pursuing One is not there tapping on the door of our hearts.
"Surely I am with you always, to the end of age."
"Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you."
And its not explosions of lights. Not lightening bolts. Its just gentle light. A soft glow that brings hope into darkness.
And because we sometimes look for those explosions or the bonfire, we miss the candle. Because we listen for the shout, we miss the whisper.
But it is in burnished candles that God speaks. Through whispered promises, the warm embrace of a true friend or the touch of another's kindness is where He truly speaks.
"When you doubt, look around; I am closer than you think."
About Robert Young: Following the tragic loss of his son, Robert Young left Canada to pursue a time of healing and strength. Young spent several years renovating an abandoned plantation mansion on the Mississippi River while writing for local newspapers and magazines. During that time of healing, he penned the best selling novel, Three Days With Mary. He currently resides in the Dallas Texas area and is working on two new Christian novels as well as working with Bluefishtv Ministries.