When you woke up and opened your eyes this morning, what was your first thought? At some point in the waking process, did you think, “Wow, I’m alive! God has given me yet another day of life!”?

Most of us probably don’t have those early thoughts. We expect to wake up. We count on another day. We seldom if ever consider the possibility of not popping open our eyes and jumping out of bed to continue what we paused doing yesterday. Continue reading

Give glory to God for sun, moon, and stars which mark for us times and seasons. We praise him for a sense of movement in life, for the forward progress of our souls, for the journey toward eternity. Exalt his foreverness — he who created us and inserted himself into our finite space and time. Blessed be the God who patiently inches us toward the day of final reckoning.