“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.”
– Psalm 119:105.

When ancient travelers journeyed at night, walking over uneven, pebbled pathways could be a daunting task. Holding out a handheld lamp illuminated rocks and ruts directly ahead.

At times the traveler would strap a small clay lamp directly to his ankle, allowing shafts of light to shoot out ahead of his feet. Only the immediate area was revealed, yet provided the necessary safe footing.

God does not promise us a fully lit path; rather a journey made one step at a time.

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Excerpt from Ancient Minutus