This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118:24)
The psalmist reminds us that the Lord has made the day. By this statement, we can be reminded that the Creator has given each of us a beautiful, beautiful gift. Each day arrives anew. Each day is the opportunity to start again. Each day is a concrete example of the Creator’s love for each of us.
I’ve gotten in the habit of waking up at dawn so that I can listen to the sound of birds singing high in the tree branches; I’ve gotten in the habit of watching the miracle of the sun rising and coloring the early morning sky in shades of soft pink and hints of deep lavender. Mason bees buzz in the petals of purple morning glories; even the irritating mosquitoes find their place stuck in the spider’s intricate web spun among the limbs of the yellow and white rose bushes in my garden.
Yes, God in all his glory and compassion has given each of us this day, this day to start anew.
So, rejoice and be glad in it!
Prayers and blessings to you all as you go about your day.
After all, God has shown us his amazing love by giving each of us this chance to start anew.
Jenny W. Andrews copyright 2022