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

    WORD OF THE DAY IS GROW

Ps 90:12 Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom. During the Covid pandemic the Governor issued a stay at home order to keep us safe. For many it was difficult. Even though I thought I was ok after a month it hit me. I got up every … Continue reading     WORD OF THE DAY IS GROW

WORD OF THE DAY IS TIME

Ps 90:4 For you, a thousand years are as a passing day, as brief as a few night hours.             As a young adult I never imagined everything that would occur in my life much less living long enough to “grow old.” Since retirement I try to use my time wisely and mostly succeed. Some … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS TIME

WORD OF THE DAY IS MOUNTAIN CLIMBER

Ps 90:2 Before the mountains were born, before you gave birth to the earth and the world, from beginning to end, you are God.             Some days we feel this mountain we call life is too hard to climb. But we need to remember who made the mountains. As a teenager, I lived south of … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MOUNTAIN CLIMBER

WORD OF THE DAY IS COMMITMENT

Ps 89:33 I will never stop loving him nor fail to keep my promise to him.                                       What are you committed to and for how long? As a young adults, we usually commit to our career. Spending time in education and building our career are noble efforts. Perhaps just finding our soul mate is so … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMMITMENT

WORD OF THE DAY IS FOUNDATION

Ps 89:14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne. Unfailing love and truth walk before you as attendants.             I enjoy watching HGTV and noticed every time a house needs to be restored they start at the foundation. Because of soil content, positioning or water table, many houses need to be elevated. Living … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FOUNDATION

WORD OF THE DAY IS HAND

Ps 89:13 Powerful is your arm! Strong is your hand! Your right hand is lifted high in glorious strength. How many times a day do you use your right hand? You may start by turning off the alarm or drinking a cup of coffee, and from there it is constant. We use both hands throughout … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HAND

WORD OF THE DAY IS EXIST

Ps 89:11 The heavens are yours, and the earth is yours; everything in the world is yours—you created it all.                                     I enjoy watching animal shows on TV. The migration patterns amaze me, but I never appreciated the intricacies involved.  Since retirement I sit on my deck every morning, weather permitting, and spend time reading … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS EXIST

WORD OF THE DAY IS TEACH

Ps 86:11 Teach me your ways, O Lord, that I may live according to your truth! Grant me purity of heart, so that I may honor you.             This verse makes two requests of God. The first order of business is learning God’s ways. The process of learning and understanding can be difficult. I learned … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS TEACH

WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE

Ps 86:7 I will call to you whenever I’m in trouble, and you will answer me.             David pleaded with God for help, not focusing on the problem but on the answer. His confidence that God will answer is what we need to strive for.             As a young married couple, it seemed there was … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS CONFIDENCE