I was deeply touched by 'My Beloved'. I was struck by the sincerity of the author as he described his youth and his grappling to deal with with what Jesus taught in contrast to what the world valued. This was writing that was doctrinally profound and also real practically, unashamed to proclaim its love of Jesus, and giving proof of sincerity through the author's struggles to honor our Lord which was reciprocated by our Lord in being given ever increasing light . We have nothing to be afraid of by being honest, "for perfect love casts out fear", "grace does much more abound" and "the path of the righteous is as the dawning light,
On the way home from errands today I picked up an elderly hitch-hiker off the highway. Not something I ever do, but was impressed to do so - even though I was alone; but I reasoned that since I believed that the Lord wanted me to be a blessing that He would protect me; so there was no fear or trepidation.