Sometimes mountains hide
In everything I should say thank you to God.
But sometimes I slip and say, “Why did you let this happen?”
I can praise Jesus for all He has done for me.
But sometimes I get confused and say, “Why did You do this to me?”
He gives me everything,
But sometimes I get upset over nothing.
One day after all is said and done, I will bow and say,
“The LORD is good, His Love reaches to the heavens, His faithfulness to the skies.” (Psalm 36:5-6)
But my sometimes will be forgiven, forgotten, and be no more.
The start of a new day
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10
This morning I come before God and ask for His help to live this day to the full.
“Lord, don’t let the thief steal it with anger, laziness, or in the pursuit of worthless things. Send Your Holy Spirit to overcome my weakness and transform this day to one that glorifies You––the fullness of life.”
A cold day on Icicle Creek
What does this scene say to you?
For some it doesn’t say anything but burr.
My hope is that it speaks to your heart of God’s glory. That you hear echoes of His love for us. That it reminds you of God’s perfection that He wants to share with us.
The heavens declare the glory of God;
the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
Day after day they pour forth speech;
night after night they display knowledge.
There is no speech or language
where their voice is not heard.
Their voice goes out into all the earth,
their words to the ends of the world….
May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
be pleasing in your sight,
O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 19
The Cascades break through the clouds
To get the full impact of this picture you need to know how it came about. Due to weather conditions my late night flight home had been canceled. I had to wait till morning to catch the next plane. I must admit to being pretty grumpy and upset. Then on the morning flight the clouds parted and I saw this scene. One glimpse made it all worthwhile, and I started to praise God for His weather delay.
In his heart a man plans his course,
but the Lord determines his steps. Proverbs 16:9
Thank you Lord for determining my steps.