God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.
(Psalm 46:1-3 NIV)
I find myself living in a state of anxious alertness ready for the fallout of these ‘insignificant’ surprises. You know, walking into the classroom to find a different teacher than usual; the blister on the toe; the aeroplane that roars past at playtime; the sudden hail storm; the change of plans; the pen that runs out; the eczema flare-up; the scrap of precious paper that has moved; the ‘new recipe’s sauce!, ...and on and on…
Do you know the hymn by Priscilla Owens, ‘Will your anchor hold’: