God is Always Moving

Updated: Feb 14

I’m writing this as my good friend and colleague of 12 years is fighting for his life in the ICU. I’m shocked, scared, praying constantly, upset, angry, too focused, grasping, distracted and just plain numb.

The mental whirlwind is exhausting. God, this can’t possibly be…and that triggers a mental picture of one of my favorite Bible stories from 2 Kings.

To very loosely paraphrase 2 Kings 6: The men of God are doing their thing, active in ministry, at peace in the will of God. Then life gets hairy, really hairy, as life often does, and one of them begins to freak out. Elisha replies to him:

16 “Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “Those who are with us ar