Today is Monday, but you’ve probably figured that out, haven’t you?
How did you wake up? Was it with a sense of dread? Instead of turning off the alarm clock that woke you up, did you strike it like a mosquito that had been buzzing around your head for an hour?
I don’t like Mondays any more than you. As a matter of fact, if it wasn’t for the fact that an iPhone is so expensive, I’d thrown mine across the room already. That snooze alarm can be soooooo annoying!
However, the Psalmist (David) says…
This [is] the day [which] the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalm 118:24
Today…this Monday…every Monday…this is the day which the Lord has made. As a matter of fact, He has made every day. So, what will we do? Will we bemoan the blessing of waking up? Will we cry “foul” even before we enter the game? Will we start the day with the expectation that Monday will be like every other Monday?
This day was made by God. He knows what He is doing. Nothing will come our way that God is not already planning to use for our good – for those who love Him.
Today you may face a storm that leaves you feeling abandoned by God. You may feel like the disciples who were out on the Sea of Galilee all night fighting winds and waves. You may think that your Savior has forgotten you. Just remember that even in the worst storm, on the worst day, Jesus knows where you are. When the time is right you might even get an invitation to surf the waves of adversity (Matthew 14:27).
So, rejoice! Be glad! Seize the day! It’s been custom-made for you!
7 responses to “A Thought for Monday”
I woke up dreaming I helped our Mayor save The Order child brides.
Dis con cert ing!
Ok, the SBC in Birmingham! Beth Moore things!
I’m not attending it. Some friends of mine are. However, I plan on attending next year in Orlando.
Wait. You’re picking Orlando over Birmingham?
I jest. 🙂
It truely is our day. 🙂
Moore said she believes the abuse stems from the way the church is taught to treat women.
“One of my great concerns is, abuse happens anywhere humanity happens. What I want so much for us to reckon with honestly is our culture makes us vulnerable [sexual abuse] because there is a disparity between the way we value men and women.” Exhibit one on why she isn’t qualified to preach. (BM)