WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE

Ps 57:7 My heart is confident in you, O God; my heart is confident. No wonder I can sing your praises! Confidence is intangible making it hard to find. The dictionary states it is “the feeling that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust.” Some days I was confident in my abilities on … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE

WORD OF THE DAY IS FORGOTTEN

Ps 56: 8 You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book. Have you ever felt forgotten? Children often forget their parents’ anniversary and, birthdays. Sometimes they try to make up for it but they periodically fall short. In the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FORGOTTEN

WORD OF THE DAY IS BURDENS

Ps55:22 Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall. Burdens are something we can’t avoid. They can weigh us down, hold us back and stop us in our tracks. There are many types of burdens, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual, … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS BURDENS

WORD OF THE DAY IS CALL

Ps 55:17 Morning, noon, and night I cry out my distress, and the Lord hears my voice. Never underestimate the power you have when you call on God.  Motherhood can be difficult and I have spent many anxious evenings and nights praying for our children. As teens, our boys just didn’t see the value of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CALL

WORD OF THE DAY IS REST

Ps 55:6 Oh that I had wings like a dove; then I would fly away and rest!             Have you ever wanted to run away and hide from the problems and pressures of life? Acting on the impulse to flee a difficult situation is not an answer that resolves the problem. When the devil steals … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REST

WORD OF THE DAY IS SAFETY

Ps 54:4 But God is my helper. The Lord keeps me alive. One of my earliest nursing positions required working a day/night rotation. As I got dressed for work, I realized that it had rained a lot that evening. I took my usual route but I didn’t know that it was blocked for road repair. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SAFETY

WORD OF THE DAY: PAY ATTENTION

Ps 54:2 Listen to my prayer, O God. Pay attention to my plea. Sometimes people feel ridiculous bringing the same old problems to God repeatedly. They never learned the value of praying until completion. Praying again for the same thing not only strengthens our faith, it will also cement God’s promise of answering our prayers. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY: PAY ATTENTION

WORD OF THE DAY WE WIN

Ps 53:3 But no, all have turned away; all have become corrupt. No one does good, not a single one!             Here David is repeating his thoughts of Psalm 14 and is written as an instructional Psalm with guidelines on how not to be a fool. Foolishness is not synonymous with lack of intelligence. Some … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY WE WIN

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRESENCE

Ps 51:11 Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me.             With everything David had done is it surprising that he felt far away from God? Sin and guilt can make you feel that way. As a young man, he was evicted from his home and exiled from … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRESENCE

Merry Christmas

I Corinthians 13-Christmas Version     Author Unknown If I decorate my house perfectly with plaid bows, strands of twinkling lights and shiny balls, but do not show love to my family, I’m just another decorator. If I slave away in the kitchen, baking dozens of Christmas cookies, preparing gourmet meals and arranging a beautifully adorned table … Continue reading Merry Christmas