the day before

 

Lamentations 3:22-24

Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed,
Because His compassions fail not.
They are new every morning;
Great is Your faithfulness.
“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,
“Therefore I hope in Him!”

God’s mercies are new every morning. Every day when we wake, we have a clean slate. Yesterday is done, good or bad, and today is fresh and new. New opportunities to…

choose joy

love the unlovely

forgive

try something new

find and pursue our passion

serve another 

make a difference…

I don’t always choose to see each day as a gift. Oftentimes, my heart has a less-than-positive response to my alarm in the morning – even less so when it is still dark, rainy and the list of to-do’s (or yesterday’s wounds) come rushing in like a flood.

But what if tomorrow you chose differently? I chose differently? What if tomorrow we fully embraced a fresh start and a change to do it just a little better than the day before…

 

 

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