You know how you know that you know that you should not open Pandora’s Box? Well, that’s what the Corner Bakery was for me, a door that led me away from my glow, away from my centered self, away from that flowing relationship with God.
We can learn a lot from David. Here was a man, a giant slayer, chosen by God to be king. He had favor in God’s eyes, and the eyes of King Saul…that is until Saul lost his own favor with God. For years, David lived on the run from Saul whose life’s mission was to kill his successor. David hid in some of the most wretched places and, I’m sure, experienced moments of doubt. However, he continued to encourage himself by reaching out to God.