Sunday Stillness – How to Be Content in the Fog

Sunday Stillness – How to Be Content in the Fog


God does not tell you what He is going to do – He reveals to you Who He is (Oswald Chambers, January 2).

I wrote in my journal on Friday a question to God. The answer came in my morning reading. My question: “Can I please see clearly, Lord”. You can read more of this exchange with God at Under the Cover of Prayer.

What I did learn was:

Don’t ask the fog to lift. Trust Jesus in the fog. (click to Tweet)

Seek His face alone.

Learn from Jesus while you are in the fog. (click to Tweet)


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  1. There’s a little pond in the meadow behind my house, where the morning mist lifts in hazy contours from the earth. How can something so lovely seem just the opposite, simply because we’re in it?

    Driving, living… Fog tends to lose its mysterious wonder. It’s no longer a sight to behold, but a hindrance to the sight we hold so dear .

    Thankfully, faith puts that beauty and wonder back in the fog! Your words, Janis, are such an encouraging reminder.


  2. This was very encouraging for me today – thank you for sharing it! Today was our pastor’s last day at our church, so there is much that is “foggy” in the days ahead as we all transition. It’s good to know that God is in control and sees what we cannot.

    1. Joanne,
      He certainly is in control unless we try to wrestle it from Him. And He will let us do that. So I would rather sit back and give Him the reins.

  3. Have you ever noticed that when you drive in the fog you need to rely even more on your headlights? Isn’t it just the same way in life?

    When life gets foggy, that’s when we have to follow, even closer, The Light.


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