constancy is an illusive characteristic.
usually, we wonder “what’s going to rock my world next?” here the prophet calls for the discipline of focus—a mind stayed on God. more common is a scattered mind cluttered with cares, most of which are pathetically trivial.
a mind focused on God is an act of trust; it leaves the mundane in his hands and acknowledges his complete reliability.
the byproduct of that trust is perfect peace—rare as gold and infinitely more valuable.
this came across my desk this morning. i don't know what it's from, but i certainly needed it this morning.