I do not like being put on hold. The house movers have put us on hold, moved us down the line of priorities. Now the rain won’t stop, it just keeps falling and saturating the ground. This means our house moving project has come to a halt and again we are in a holding pattern. I remember the obstacles that have been overcome and I take hope.
The administrators and satraps in Daniel 6 tried to put Daniel on hold – permanent hold. When outside pressures began pressing in on Daniel the Scriptures state…"he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day [Daniel] got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before.” --- Daniel 6:10 (NIV)
Father, when the outside pressures press hard, when obstacles continually block the path and leave me feeling down, help me to respond like Daniel. Jesus, may you find me on my knees, giving thanks for…
1041. a growing personality
1042. growing chicks
1043. homemade cake
1044. new crochet patterns
1045. an interesting old car in a local parking lot
1046. old house renovated into new library
1047. books to ponder and pray through
1048. bold, brilliant blue feathers
1049. listening to music from the ‘70s and ‘80s…Andrus, Blackwood, & Co., Russ Taff, The Imperials, Keith Green
1050. a day spent with “M” just hanging out, listening, encouraging
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