Each day at dinner our family reflects on the events of our day. We look back and think about what the best part of our day was and what the worst part was. We call these highs and lows. Sometimes one of us doesn’t have a high or a low and that’s okay. The important thing that we’ve learned from this practice is that each day brings a new experience, some of which are good and some aren’t, but God is with us through it all. Our reflections help us put our day into perspective and appreciate each moment for what it is…singular, never to happen exactly that way again. Reflect on the blessings of each day, knowing that God is with you.
“Why do you say, Jacob,
and declare, Israel,
‘My way is hidden from the Lord
my God ignores my predicament’?
Don’t you know? Haven’t you heard?
The Lord is the everlasting God,
the creator of the ends of the earth.
He doesn’t grow tired or weary.
His understanding is beyond human reach,
giving power to the tired
and reviving the exhausted.
Youths will become tired and weary,
young men will certainly stumble;
but those who hope in the Lord
will renew their strength;
they will fly up on wings like eagles;
they will run and not be tired;
they will walk and not be weary.” (Isaiah 40:27-31)
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