It was Jesus’ suggestion to get into the boat and cross the lake one evening. He settled down, head on a cushion, ready to turn in for the night.
Suddenly a fierce storm blew up around the boat.
The waves crashed around the boat, and the disciples were terrified. Someone thought to go find Jesus.
Unbelievable–there he was, asleep in this treacherous storm that was about to sink the boat. How could he sleep through a storm like this?
Ever feel that way? Like Jesus is asleep while the storm is about to sink your boat?
The disciples (and we) often interpret Jesus’ sleeping as his not caring (Mark 4:38). But that’s not the reason Jesus sleeps through our storms.
He can sleep because Continue reading ““How Could Jesus Sleep Through My Storm?” (A Meditation on Peace)”