Upon this rock, I sit.
Lacking much glamour and comfort, I must admit.
Listening to tranquil sounds of nature with delight.
Elegant is the far extreme yet what a beautiful sight.
Even this rock has life, along with borrowed burden and strife.
Among the waters flowing, gently troubled
with other rocks perfectly placed - just as life's blessings and blocks of stumbling.
Chaotic yet marvelous, how can this be?
Then I hear my Rock say, "Just rest in Me.
Crystal grew up in the world but God used her back injury to draw her to Himself through the miracle of salvation. She was born again in 2016 and since then has possessed the yearning desire to learn more about His miraculous truths in His perfect Word. Oftentimes, she journals from her hammock near a stream and hopes to serve the Lord in a sailboat one day! In order to choose the title of her column, Crystal combined her heart’s desire with Proverbs 31:14, “She [the virtuous woman] is like the merchant’s ships; she bringeth her food from afar.”