Like an apple tree, Susanna realized she needed a balance of growing and pruning to keep healthy relationships. The trail ahead didn’t seem so dark and rocky as she allowed God’s light to shine through the hopes of her heart.
“Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the Lord.
There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? Lord, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.”
—Psalm 4:4-6 KJV