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The passage that has kept coming up and up in my life is from Psalm 18

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‘The passage that has kept coming up and up in my life is from Psalm 18, “He’s my rock, he’s my fortress, he’s my deliverer, in him will I trust”. 

‘It started to come up about 50 years ago. Now it doesn’t have to come up, it’s just there. It’s my first port of call. I’ve painted it on a rock that sits at the top of the stairs, so I always see it. It makes a tremendous difference knowing that this is true. I would have been worrying about things otherwise, and I might start, but then I put the worries down and go to my rock. 

‘My husband has Parkinson’s and things can get messy at times. With all the problems that brings, I might for a moment be stressed but then I go back to the rock and trust in God. That helps with the practicalities. 

‘Sometimes I go and hold the actual rock. It’s nice to hold. It’s calming, because it’s physical as well as spiritual.’

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