Those who trust in the Lord are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever.
As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds His people from this time forth and forever."

I am fortunate to live in a home surrounded by the mountains. I feel safely tucked inside the "Eagle’s Nest" surrounded by God’s Presence in an earthly home I know He provided for me and many others to enjoy.

Yesterday some clients and I participated in a race in the western North Carolina mountains. I was very aware of being surrounded by God’s Presence during the race, and before and after. I was so blessed listening to Julie, a dear friend and client, telling of His Presence surrounding her and hearing Him speak to her as she met the challenges she faced while running. I ended up finishing the race with a young man who was trusting in the Lord with his life also, and we knew the Lord surrounded us with His Presence as we encouraged one another in Him.

How wonderful it is to live life trusting in the Lord no matter where you are and no matter what you are doing or going through. There is nothing greater in life than not only being surrounded by His Presence, but having His Holy Spirit inside of you guiding and giving strength and peace. He is, and forever will be trustworthy for all who trust in Him.

Who or what are you trusting in this morning? I encourage you to seek the God who created you. He alone has all wisdom that flows through a perfect love for you. Be surrounded this time forth and forever! It is yours for the asking!

Teresa Roberts

Masterpiece Fitness


Photos taken at the end of the Springmaid Splash 10K/5K Race in Spruce Pines, NC. The ladies and I assembling in the river we crossed four different times during our run, and the young man I ran last several miles with and finished together. We all left this event with grateful hearts knowing we had truly been surrounded by all the goodness of His Presence!