78 because of the tender mercy of our God,
by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven
79 to shine on those living in darkness
and in the shadow of death,
to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
As a new day begins, so does our thoughts and our plans of this day. We first might think about what day is this and what is scheduled. We schedule so many things in life and often forget to schedule time with God. Just giving him a smile or thanks for all the things he has already done in our lives. Some people tend to think about what they don't have in life or how life wasn't suppose to be this way or was it?
God's plan unfolds daily and each day our choices determines next steps for us. It's like getting dressed in the morning. Finding the clothes you want to wear and putting on shoes to travel in. The wrong pair of shoes can hurt our feet and then wishing we had wore a different pair. If we get up and put on the mind of Christ and be determined to make this a good day, life goes better.
Romans 12:1-2 New International Version (NIV)A Living SacrificeTherefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
A NEW DAY ~ A living sacrifice
Renewing of your mind daily my friends
God, we are a people who live in a changing world. Help us to live according to your plan and your word (Bible). Showing an attitude of praise and sharing a smile along the way. Each of our attitudes are important and we do need your help in learning daily of your ways. Suddenly things happen to us and we need to focus on what is true and live a life pleasing to you. Help us to stop to think before we react. Help us to see ourselves the way you do in life. If any are sick today, asking health to come quickly for them. Help those to need jobs, homes, life changes and the list goes on. Help us to rest in you and share a smile on this day. AMEN
My prayers continue for you, your family and friends.