Be Still and Know

“Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10 NIV) is the verse that has come to define my life through COVID, as I’m sure it has for many others. Written during a time of crisis, the Psalm was meant to serve as a reminder to not fear but rather know and trust in the One whose power can put an end to all turbulence. And for me, it has also come to mean less striving and more watching God at work. In an age where we feel the need to “do,” we’re also asked to just “be.” Not a call to be passive, but after we’ve done our part, we need to trust God to do His. And this is where I need to be still and know who He is! “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth” (v.10).

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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