"Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom."
(Psalm 90:12, NIV)
A terrific reminder (one we should use 100 times per day) about just how blessed we all are and what truly amazing gifts we all have been given.
No matter your trial or challenge today, it doesn't take a lot to realize just how MORE challenging or troublesome our lives could be!
Literally count your blessings even when you feel your world is crashing down on you because it can always be worse and it is NEVER as bad as you think it is!
Give Thanks every single day and your blessings will only multiply - and do this even more so when you don't feel blessed!!
You will be amazed at the results!
Happy Weekend and Stay Strong!!
Every Day is a Gift
Sometimes our days can be so full and busy that we forget how fragile life really is.
It's easy to allow little things to creep in and steal our peace and joy.
Maybe something doesn't go our way or someone says something upsetting.
Even traffic can cause us to lose focus if we let it.
We have to remember that each day is a gift.
If we choose to focus on what's wrong, we'll miss the beauty that each day has to offer.
Today, don't let the precious moments of life pass you by.
Don't wait for holidays and birthdays to show people that you care.
Remember, each day is unique and irreplaceable.
You have been given time that can be invested or wasted; hours that can be used or misused.
That's why the psalmist prayed to God, "Teach us to number our days."
He was saying, "Teach us to value every moment we've been given."
As you daily keep a proper perspective, you'll gain a heart of wisdom.
You'll draw closer to God and experience the full blessing that He has for you each and every day!
A Prayer for Today
"Father, thank You for the gift of today. I choose to focus on the blessing of each moment instead of allowing the little things to steal my joy. Keep me close to You always as I submit every area of my heart and mind to You in Jesus' name. Amen."
From " Today's Word" by Joel O