A is today's letter
which reminded me of this quote by Elisabeth Elliot that I recently read, which then brought these verses to mind.....
"The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound.....to comfort all that mourn; To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion,
to give unto them beauty for ashes,
the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified."
from Isaiah 61
“Of one thing I am perfectly sure: God's story never ends with ashes.”
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