Everything listed under: Today

  • today or yesterday

    I have heard the expression many times, "live for today" or "live for the moment", but I wonder is this always a good thing?  To "live for today" is to forget the lessons of yesterday, to forget the road that we have traveled and the blessings we have received.  To "live for today" does not take into account God's constant hand of protection and provisions on my life.  Today is, and always will be, effected by yesterday. To live in the shadow of yesterday, misses what today p...

  • Goodbye

    Good bye yesterday, hello today.  Good bye mistakes, and missed opportunities.  Good bye good intentions and procrastination.  Good bye anger, frustration and impatience.  Good bye lost opportunities and failed attempts.  Good bye to my sin. Today is a new day.  I thank God for another sunrise, a new crisp fall morning, and the opportunity to learn and live again for His glory and purpose.  Let me understand my yesterday, embrace Our today, and prepar...

  • Today

    Today I choose to be thankful.  I make the conscious decision today to be aware of the many blessings in my life.  To not focus on what I need, but on what I have been given.  To be aware of the ability to see a sun rise, to appreciate the opportunity to hear the voices of my children, to acknowledge the wonderful feeling of a kiss from my wife.  Today I appreciate that I have food and shelter, more than one shirt, and shoes on my feet.  Today my heart beats an...

  • Presence

    Today I am so thankful for God's continued presence in my life.  For His ever-present peace and comfort in my time of need.  For the opportunity each day to be still and know that He is God, and that He loves me and is available.  When life gets hectic and overwhelming it is this presence and relationship that gives me strength and perspective to take on the day.  Nothing else will satisfy, all else will come up short.  God is my rock and refuge, it is this rel...