Mapless places

There are times when the way is dark, and seems steep and slippery underfoot. Worse than that are the voices that hint that one has taken a wrong turning altogether, strayed, and wandered from path into mapless places.

Sitting in Meeting this Sunday, it came to me that this was nothing strange, and not even to be feared. To sit down, before these shadows, and wait, was all that was needful. Sitting still under that leaden sky I realised I was sitting – where else? – under the presence of God. I remembered William Leddra’s words, “Stand still, and cease from thine own working, and in due time thou shalt enter into the rest, and thy eyes shall behold his salvation, whose testimonies are sure, and righteous altogether.”

And the way opened, though softly…

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