The joy of the Lord is my strength!

“Though the fig tree should not blossom,
nor fruit be on the vines,
the produce of the olive fail
and the fields yield no food,
the flock be cut off from the fold
and there be no herd in the stalls,
 yet I will rejoice in the Lord;
I will take joy in the God of my salvation.
God, the Lord, is my strength;
he makes my feet like the deer’s;
he makes me tread on my high places.”

–          Habakkuk 3:17-19

This verse has taken up a special meaning in my life lately. At night, I’ve been meditating on it and have come to realize (once again) that no matter what I might be going through at the moment, God is still good! No matter what happens, the Lord gives us joy through our salvation.

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