Psalm 34:7-8 The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them. O taste and see that the Lord is good; happy are those who take refuge in him. * * * * * * * * * * I don't do vulnerability well. I am awkward at it. If it shows itself at all, it spews out in an anger outburst before it shows the tender underbelly of my real self. Sometimes I have to work at being self-aware enough to see how my lack of trust is making the walls thicker. Robert Frost wrote "But oh, the agitated heart 'til someone find us really out." God offers to us a safe place within his love to find the strength to be weak, the courage to reach beyond ourselves. * * * * * * * * * Holy God, I take refuge in the shadow of your wings. Amen.