Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. ~Psalm 143:8
It was a beautiful morning, so I took my cup of iced tea down to the dock to read. But first, I was somewhat motivated to get some exercise. The lake looked like glass this morning with the only wake being from a turtle that had popped up from his slumbering cave to see if the world was awake. I arranged my cozy spot on the hammock and then stumbled down to the kayak. I am not a morning person. I was still in my long pajama pants, but nobody around here cares. I put on my boat coat; grabbed the oar and took a deep breath of the morning air; still trying to wake up. I stepped into the kayak and...Whooosh!
I went overboard. Now, I am awake. I screamed and even the turtle sank to the depths of the lake after this display, and I am sure back into his cave of a shell. I floundered around in my long pants and sandals trying to flip the kayak back over. I recovered and decided to still explore the coves. It was so quiet, peaceful...serene.
An hour later, I climbed into the coziness of the hammock to spend some time filling up with scriptures...God's Word is so good. I sat there in that cozy spot, still wet from the earlier debacle and asked myself, "Why do I ever go a day without drenching myself in His truths?" His word is so good. He is so good.
I have to be careful not to seek 'comfort,' but to seek the One who comforts.
Blessings to you on this 'Life Lessons' Sunday!