I love two particular images–one sent by a friend and one sent by the Wise Big Sister–of staying calm and strong in the midst of chaos. So many of us have so much going on and too much to do. We often feel overwhelmed, like waves are crashing all around us or everything is spinning.
First, my friend texts me this: “May we learn to live internally in the peaceful eye of the hurricane of activity.” It’s a perfect picture of dwelling deeply in Christ who is our Peace. Then, my sister sends me the beautiful reminder from Hebrews: “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.”
I think deeply about these images and phrases and love the settled feeling they bring:
Peaceful eye in the storm
Anchor in the waves
Hope, security, and calm.