Category: 30 Days of Gratitude

What I Didn’t Expect from Grace

“Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” Heb.4:16 There are things that become routine after time. The danger of routine is, like the old saying goes, “Familiarity breeds contempt.” With the passing of time, its human nature to take things for granted:…

Day 30: That Time The Morning Musing Was Born

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” -Matthew 28:19 There are so many, many more things to be grateful for.…

Day 29: That Time God Made Coffee

Contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality. -Romans 12:13 God, thank You for coffee. You put it on this planet and allowed us to discover a method of brewing it in such a way so that we can enjoy it as we do. All good things come from You. Even the little things. Especially the little things; You are…

Day 28: That Time I Took The Long, Quiet Road (On Purpose)

“You in your great mercies did not forsake them in the wilderness. The pillar of cloud to lead them in the way did not depart from them by day, nor the pillar of fire by night to light for them the way by which they should go.” -Nehemiah 9:19 Father, there have been many sleepless nights, lonely days, and long, open roads so…

Day 27: That Time I Carried Jesus In My Pocket

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. -James 1:17 What a time to be alive, Father! Every single good thing  – every perfect gift – comes from You. It is our own sin nature that warps the gifts You give. It…

Day 26: That Time Home Was Where Jesus Was

Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain. It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep. -Psalm 127:1-2 Father, it’s a simple…

Day 25: That Time Work Was More Than A Means To An End

Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,     and establish the work of our hands upon us;     yes, establish the work of our hands! Psalm 90:17 I have a friend who (nearly every day) will stop at the door to the office where she works, open it, pause and pray, “You first, Lord,” before she enters the threshold. I…