Good morning, Dear Friends and Prayer Partners! This is the so far clear day that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it!
The weathermen all said that we would have more smoke from the wildfires burning north of us, but when I stepped outside this morning, the air was clear and the crescent moon was shining brightly. Thanks be to God!
I walked out to the Tower at Sawgrass yesterday and enjoyed the cool wind blowing, because the sun was very hot. A very young gator was floating away from his usual spot, and we saw the large one sunning on the bank as we drove in. Mama hawk was on her very full nest and another two legged critter, named Gil, came and took photos of us. :o) God is good!
The following prayer is from a prayer service at church several years ago, which I pray daily for myself. I sent this at least once before, but it is worth repeating, I think.
Dear Heavenly Father. I honor You as my Lord. I acknowledge that you are always present with me. You are the only all powerful and only wise God. You are kind and loving in all Your ways. I love you and thank you that I am united with Jesus and spiritually alive in Him.
I thank you for the life that I have in Christ, and I ask you to fill me with your Holy Spirit that I may live my life free from sin. You are the Vine and I am the branch, apart from you I can do nothing. I take my stand against satan and command all his evil spirits to depart from me. I ask these things in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.
"Now glory be to God! By his mighty power at work within us, he is able to accomplish infinitely more than we would ever dare to ask or hope. May he be given glory in the church and in Christ Jesus forever and ever through endless ages. Amen
I always give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers with thanksgiving, joy and love!
Love and hugs,