WORD OF THE DAY IS FLOOD

Ps 93:3 The floods have risen up, O Lord. The floods have roared like thunder: The floods have lifted their pounding waves. Living close to the Gulf of Mexico and below sea level, we are no strangers to floods. When the local meteorologist forecast’s even just six inches of a steady downpour, we expect the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FLOOD

WORD OF THE DAY IS FRUIT

Ps 92:14 Even in old age they will still produce fruit; they will remain vital and green.             Several years ago, God sent me back to school. To better understand and communicate with my deaf friends, I earned a Certificate in American Sign Language. One day, several of the students started talking to me before … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FRUIT

WORD OF THE DAY IS THRILL

Ps 92:4 You thrill me, Lord, with all you have done for me! I sing for joy because of what you have done.             We all have things and experiences that make us happy, but these are usually fleeting and temporary. I love to travel. The memories are truly a blessing but one visit to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS THRILL

WORD OF THE DAY IS FREEDOM

Ps 92:1 It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to the Most High.             In America we have many freedoms. We can vote, work and receive a paycheck and worship as we see fit. But our basic freedom of voicing our opinion without fear of retaliation seems to be in … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FREEDOM

WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARDS

Ps 91:16 I will reward them with a long life and give them my salvation.”             Rewards are complicated. We want rewards. We work hard for them and sometimes do things we shouldn’t to receive them. And what happens when we get the new car, promotion or great vacation, do we thank God and appreciate … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REWARDS

WORD OF THE DAY IS PROMISES

Ps 91:14 The Lord says, “I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name.             God’s promises! He gives many, and he never breaks a promise, but to fulfill his promises to rescue and protect, we need to remember and act on the words after “those.” “Love and … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PROMISES

WORD OF THE DAY IS ANGELS

Ps 91:11 For he will order his angels to protect you wherever you go.              Human angels come in all shapes, sizes, races, nationalities, genders and ages. I believe whenever we show kindness, do something nice, or help a friend, we become an angel in that person’s eyes. God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ANGELS

WORD OF THE DAY IS TRAP

Ps 91:3 For he will rescue you from every trap and protect you from deadly disease. Sometimes I feel trapped, stuck in a rut. Usually the feeling rears its ugly head when I am complacent and being selfish, but during the Covid Stay-at-Home order we all felt trapped. We started with worry about what was … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS TRAP

WORD OF THE DAY IS REST

Ps 91:1 Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.             For a long time, my son would fall asleep on our bedroom floor. After several nights of taking him back to bed, his dad asked him about it. He did not have a … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS REST

   WORD OF THE DAY IS APPROVAL

Ps 90:17 And may the Lord our God show us his approval and make our efforts successful. Yes, make our efforts successful!             Our parents ingrain our need for approval.  When we praise our children for a touchdown, a home-run, or tell them how proud we are of them, they feel approval and validation in … Continue reading    WORD OF THE DAY IS APPROVAL