Reflection — January 19th
The slimy pit evokes a scene of darkness and fear, as in a dungeon, where there is little chance of escape without the aid of another person. In such a setting, with limited light, the other senses are heightened, particularly the sense of smell. Imagine the dank, stale, nauseating smell of the place.
What a contrast, to be rescued from this filthy, stinking situation, and to be set high upon a rock. There instead you find the fragrant freshness of the air in your nostrils.
The Lord, who does this for us, is the one in whom we place our trust. If ever you feel ‘down in the dumps’, let Him
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