We are threatened at every angle, Lord. You know, for you are sovereign. You see the unrest and possible wars, the tsunami’s, tornadoes, earthquakes and illness. You stand with us through the heat of life’s fire. You go before us into the currents pushing to unbalance us. You are our refuge and our solid rock. I come to you in thanksgiving. In all the storms rage, you are peace. I lift my hands to praise you in your name above all names and your authority over all, according to your good and perfect will. Amen.

“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:4-7 ESV)