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A New Day to be Thankful
by Gloria Laroza T.
02/01/09
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A New Day to be Thankful

I woke up very early this morning, not wanting to miss the first gleam of a new day, a new month. I opened the blinds eager to see the first rays of sun through my window. Itís still kind of dark outside, the skies were gray, but the stillness of the moment soothed my spirit that brought me down to my knees.

But in a moment, like the gray skies, dark thoughts swiftly entered my mind like a sad movie scene: the world in turmoil, the economic crisis, people who are sick, lost lives, imperfect lives, broken lives. People who need the Lord.

I didnít know what to pray. There were just too many prayer needs I didn't know where to start.

But, lo and behold! God in His mercy reminded me to just be still and know that He is God. He already knows what I will pray for before I could even say a word. So instead, I just offered a prayer of thanks.

Lord, thank You for today, a new day, and I am waiting in expectations for the blessings waiting for us, the many opportunities to glorify and serve You.

Day by day Iíll cling to You
You alone I can trust.
You are my Strength when I am weak,
My Refuge and my Rock;

I thank You Lord for this day
And the gift of this life,
I glorify Your Holy Name
Sing praises from my heart.

ďThis is the day that the Lord has made,
Let us rejoice and be glad in it.Ē Psalm 118:24

Joy can be found only one day at a time, right at this present moment, where I am, with God.

Blessings,
Gloria Tiquia


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Sharon McClean 01 Feb 2009
What a beautiful and inspiring article Gloria. Yes, our joy is truly found in the time that we spend with God. I know no greater joy. You are a blessing! I love you, Sharon
Connie Allen 01 Feb 2009
AMEN AND AMEN!!!!
Helen Dowd  01 Feb 2009
Gloria, you hit the nail right on the head. Don't we all feel the way you expressed, from time to time? In fact, very often. I have been overwhelmed recently at the things that face me daily, and I haven't had time to get to the computer. I am always fearful that my FW friends will think I have abandoned them. But my husband's health issues come first, so I have to leave it all with the Lord. Thanks for sharing these thoughts with us....Helen
Peggy Yengling 01 Feb 2009
Dear Gloria, Once again, you have inspired us! Focusing on God, trusting Him, praising Him and seeking His Truth is the way to experience true Joy in our lives. And HIS JOY can be felt in any circumstance. I love what you wrote here: "Joy can be found only one day at a time, right at this present moment, where I am, with God." With love, Sis Peggy




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