Good Morning, Dear Friends and Prayer Partners! This is the day that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it! My day started out right in a glorious sight of the sunrise! Pink clouds scattered over the eastern sky. God's paintbrush at work again! There are a lot more clouds this morning and a prediction of maybe some rain in a couple days. Hoping...
After a good report from my doctor yesterday and the results of my lab work, with some complimentary remarks about my appearance considering my great age, I took a ride down Coffee Pot Blvd. to look at the gorgeous pink trumpet tree that many friends have told me about. They did not exaggerate! It is the only one I have ever seen and it is really beautiful!. Then I made my way back to the Park and saw the gator tucked against the brush next to the flat space that he usually suns in. A cluster of turtles were sunning against the bank of the weir again, and as I drove on to the circle, I saw many people out enjoying the beautiful day. Just perfect!
Next I went to the library where I turned in five books and checked out five more, including two Nickolas Sparks books. I have only a few pages to go in The Notebook, but can't keep my eyes dry reading it! What a way he has with words! That is why I am late this morning. I was reading while eating breakfast.
On my way to the library, I drove around Lynch Lake and saw on one side, a flock of tired looking ibis, resting and on the other side a large flock of seagulls resting. So, birds do get tired of looking for food all the time and they do have to take five! But God is good!
From the Promise Bible NLT:
1 Thessalonians 5:14-19
Brothers and sisters, we urge you to warn those who
are lazy. Encourage those who are timid. Take tender
care of those who are weak. Be patient with everyone.
See that no one pays back evil for evil, but always try
to do good to each other and to everyone else.
Always be joyful. Keep on praying. No matter what happens,
always be thankful for this is God's will for you who belong to Jesus.
Do not stifle the Holy Spirit. Do not scoff at prophesies, but
test everything that is said. Hold on to what is good Keep
away from every kind of evil.
I always give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers with thanksgiving, joy and love!
love and hugs,