WORD OF THE DAY IS ABUNDANCE

Ps 72:16 May there be abundant grain throughout the land, flourishing even on the hilltops. May the fruit trees flourish like the trees of Lebanon, and may the people thrive like grass in a field.             Abundance—a very large quantity of something. Yes, that’s the definition, but what is it really and do we really … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ABUNDANCE

WORD OF THE DAY IS ARMS

Ps 68:19 Praise the Lord; praise God our Savior! For each day he carries us in his arms. Everyone learns and understands things differently. I am visual. When I try to problem solve I think and visualize possible solutions. I suppose that’s why I love sign language for the deaf. I see the words on … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS ARMS

WORD OF THE DAY IS SMILE

Ps 67:1 May God be merciful and bless us. May his face smile with favor on us.             Why smile? It is an emotional response that crosses all barriers of culture, race and society. When we smile it releases happy hormones such as endorphins. This in turn makes the brain happy then this signals facial … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS SMILE

WORD OF THE DAY IS PURIFIED

 Ps 66:10 You have tested us, O God; you have purified us like silver. One vacation we went to a silver mine in Utah. As I listened to the guide explaining the process and work needed to extract the silver and saw the silver veins running through the rock, I realized God made us the … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS PURIFIED

WORD OF THE DAY IS MIRACLE

Ps 66:5 Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people!             We hear of miracles daily. Some are divine miracles such as a person surviving a horrific car accident with only minor injuries, or the birth of a baby to an infertile couple. However, what about everyday kindnesses … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS MIRACLE

WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPLAINT

Ps 64:1 O God, listen to my complaint. Protect my life from my enemies’ threats.             We are taught to pray and praise God. I do that and feel the assurance that he hears me, but I admit I also complain, sometimes a lot. The inequality of life is bad enough.  We also see so … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS COMPLAINT

WORD OF THE DAY IS INCOME

Ps 62:12 …Surely you repay people according to what they have done.             Today is a good day to talk about “fixed income”. All my working life everyone talked about saving as much money as you can so that when you retire you have something to fall back on. I heard it all—fixed income, limited … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY IS INCOME

WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

Ps 62:2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.             Sometimes, I try to remember everything God has done in my life.  Giving his only son Jesus is of course the ultimate gift but that was only the beginning. Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, … Continue reading WORD OF THEDAY IS EVEN IF

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 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