When Our World Shakes

0 comments Posted on February 20, 2017

Janet Perez Ecklesby Janet Perez Eckles

One month after the devastating earthquake, I was alone, seated at the dining room table in the house I stayed in during my visit to Quito, Ecuador. The chair moved a bit. I thought it was my imagination. Then the table moved from side to side. I jumped to my feet and my heart beat fast.

What flashed through my mind was another earthquake.

As the table shook, and the floor underneath me moved, I called out the name of Jesus.

The only thing I could do. Jesus was the One I could count on. He was the only one who could stop the shaking of my heart.

Simply SalsaHave you been there? Maybe right now, life has your world shaking with an unexpected emotional earthquake.

But peace and security arrive when we declare: “I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me. I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken” (Psalm 16:7-8).

What is causing your world to shake these days?

Janet Perez Eckles is an international speaker and author of four books. Her bestselling release, Simply Salsa: Dancing Without Fear at God’s Fiesta, invites you to experience the simplicity of finding joy even in the midst of hardship. With engaging stories, Simply Salsa gives practical steps to overcome heartache and celebrate life once again.


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