be strong and courageous, and do the work. do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. he will not fail you or forsake you… – 1chronicles 28: 20

these are a few words i like to call: food for the soul. david said these words to his son solomon when instructing him in how to construct the temple of the Lord. the words remain ever true to this day. our God, the same God of david and of solomon (because they actually were real people, not just felt cartoon characters we played with in sunday school), is faithful. and true. and just.