Day 36: remaining

A crossover from the church bible challenge blog, just because I kind of liked it.

Epiphany's Bible Challenge

Exodus 40; Psalm 30; Mark 3

“Whenever the cloud was taken up from the tabernacle, the Israelites would set out on each stage of their journey; but if the cloud was not taken up, then they did not set out until the day that it was taken up.”

A lesson in not getting ahead of God.

A parable of patience.

Oblivion to the signs of the timeless leads only to oblivion itself;

haste makes waste.

Forty years is but forty winks in the eyes of The Lord.

How long, O Lord, how long?

Silence, say the smoke signals; patience.

Follow me. You will not lead me on;

I will not steer you wrong.

A parable of patience;

a lesson in listening,

in not getting ahead of God.

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About Rosalind C Hughes

Rosalind C Hughes is a priest and author living near the shores of Lake Erie. After growing up in England and Wales, and living briefly in Singapore, she is now settled in Ohio. She serves an Episcopal church just outside Cleveland. Rosalind is the author of A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing (Upper Room Books, 2020). She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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