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Safe Zone

  Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7   The name of the Lord is a fortified tower, the righteous run to it and are safe. Proverbs 18:10 Did you play tag when you were a kid? Do you remember home base or the safety spot? If you could get to that space before being tagged, in any given round of the game, then you were safe. No one could touch you.           I’ve watched as my students play that game and have even, on occasion been the “safe” space. They run and try as hard as they can to stay safe, to elude the catcher.           Sometimes I feel like my life is a bit too much like that childhood game. Running to evade or escape the plans of the enemy. Fortunately I have the same option as the players of the game, find the safe zone. Even better I don’t literally have to run.           The proverb says that the righteous “run to it [the name of the Lord] and are safe.”    The running in this s