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! BRR! Again! It was even colder this morning than yesterday! Makes that hot cup of tea feel really good in my hands at breakfast! But the sun will be warming things up before long, although the wind will still be very chilly.
I am rationing my birthday chocolate, not that I need to, but David gave me a box of Frango chocolates for Christmas and I have most of those left, and Mari gave me a large box of assorted Godiva chocolates for my birthday. Then Brian brought home a Godiva bar from SteinMart for me, so unless I want to go into a chocolate coma, I have to ration it! What a nice dilemma!
I was reading a list of free meals or appetizers that local eating establishments give for birthdays, and there is a long listing. JJ sent me an email with all the listings a year ago. Brian is taking me to the Hangar tomorrow night and they are not listed! Oh, well.
So, yesterday, since my twisted knee is just about back to normal, I drove to the Library and dropped off some books in the book drop and then went on to the park which was very crowded! Since school was out and it was a nice, sunshiny day, I guess lots of people decided to enjoy themselves. I saw a squirrel sitting beside a gopher tortoise hole. Maybe he was hoping one would come out and play. :o)
Then on the way home, I passed by a wood stork, sitting by a deep canal. Ibis, and seagulls, and ducks were once more surrounding Lynch Lake and the white duck was still there. So Unusual. But God is good!
From the Promise Bible NLT:
Why do I sometimes find myself weary and tired?
2 Corinthians 4:7
This precious treasure---this light and power that now
shine within us---is held in perishable containers, that is,
in our weak bodies. So everyone can see that our glorious power
is from God and is not our own.
As human beings, we have limitations. We get hungry, tired and
hurt. We are not self sufficient. Instead of relying on ourselves, we
need to rely on the Lord. Like the eagle that soars on the currents
of wind, we can trust the Lord to carry us onward.
I always give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers with thanksgiving,
joy and love!
Love and hugs,