This past week I skipped my morning Bible study a couple of days. Instead I read a few articles in the newspaper at the breakfast table.
The tension of our current time put my nerves on edge. I felt irritable. I drank more coffee and spent too much time on social media. I pondered the effects of the pandemic and the various theories and recommendations. The current state of politics upsets me too. I didn’t sleep well.
Yesterday I pulled out my Bible and spent time in prayer to begin the day. I was reminded that my hope is in the Lord. God is sovereign and He knows what is happening.
With calmness and focus I went outside to work on the yard. I pulled weeds and trimmed bushes. I prayed for our neighbor who lost a sister this week.
The wild rose bush was a challenge but I stayed with it. I chopped the thorny branches until I was tired. Then I came inside for a cold drink of water. It felt good.
The fall season that is coming will be a challenge. There are many uncertainties and we need God’s guidance. He is faithful. I need time reading the Bible every morning.
The revelation of Yahweh is whole and pulls our lives together.
The signposts of Yahweh are clear and point out the right road.
The life-maps of Yahweh are right, showing the way to joy.
The directions of Yahweh are plain and easy on the eyes.
Yahweh’s reputation is twenty-four carat gold, with a lifetime guarantee.
The decisions of Yahweh are accurate down to the nth degree.
Psalm 19: 7-11 MSG
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