WORD OF THE DAY IS LIFE

          Psalm 39:4 Lord, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered—how fleeting my life is.             As we grow older we feel the rapid flying of time. However, when you retire you really understand how short life can be. When my husband retired, I continued to … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS LIFE

WORD OF THE DAY IS FOCUS

Ps 41:1 Oh, the joys of those who are kind to the poor! The Lord rescues them when they are in trouble. It’s easy in life to focus on problems. Showing kindness to those in need always helps me focus more on others and on God’s plan. Life isn’t perfect. We need to be grateful … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS FOCUS

WORD OF THE DAY IS HONEST

Ps 17:1 O Lord, hear my plea for justice. Listen to my cry for help. Pay attention to my prayer for it comes from honest lips. Have you ever felt there is no justice in the world? You are probably correct in that assumption. Many God never promised life would be fair. What’s important is … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS HONEST

WORD OF THE DAY IS TONGUE

Ps 34:12-13 Does anyone want to live a life that is long and prosperous? Then keep your tongue from speaking evil and your lips from telling lies. Doesn’t everyone want to live a long and prosperous life? Sure, even Spock who spread his fingers and gave the “live long and prosper” greeting on the long … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS TONGUE

WORD OF THE DAY IS WALLS

Ps 35:17 How long, O Lord, will you look on and do nothing? Rescue me from their fierce attacks. Protect my life from these lions! Psalm 35 is an “imprecatory” (cursing) Psalm, which asks God to deal with his enemies. David forms a foundation for believers to use when anger against another occurs. He doesn’t … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS WALLS

WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAISE.

Ps 28:7 The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy, I burst out in songs of thanksgiving. Years ago, a study showed that people, especially those with devastating or terminal illness responded better to medical treatment if they laugh. … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PRAISE.

WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTIONS

Ps 27:4 The one thing I ask of the Lord—the thing I seek most—is to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, delighting in the Lord’s perfections and meditating in his Temple. David had the right idea. Think about it, all you have to do is live in church … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS DISTRACTIONS