“To the one who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you unblemished and exultant, in the presence of his glory, to the only God, our savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord be glory, majesty, power, and authority from ages past, now, and for ages to come. Amen.” Jude 24-25
Can I just say, I have not woke up yet. It is almost halfway through my day, and I still feel like I could crawl back in to bed for another day, possibly two. I mean, last night was not a night conducive of good sleep, thanks in most part to the babies, both of whom decided they needed Mom and Dad time at 2 am. So, I rolled out of bed, reluctantly, and said a little prayer this morning, just asking to have the strength to get about today. To be honest, I phoned the prayer in, it has become a part of my morning routine, but it was defiantly done without much thought behind it.
Thank Heaven Jesus doesn’t phone it in. Am I right? Can you imagine if the Lord decided to just say, ehh, and not lend an ear, or a shoulder when needed? I am so thankful and blessed that is not the case. He is always on call, no matter what, and because of that, I am grateful. I know that he even has forgiven me for “phoning” in the prayer this morning. I mean, to be fair, I barely remember getting dressed today, and I am lucky that my shoes match. I honestly didn’t want to just miss that moment with God this morning, and I usually have some specific things that weigh on me and want to get out before I start my day, but my brain was disengaged from my heart when I got out of bed. The even better part to this is that I didn’t even realize it until I was in my car on the way to work. The sun was coming up, and I was just like, crap! So, I said another prayer asking for forgiveness.
Lord, thank you for being merciful and always on watch for when we need you the most.