The Positive Consequence of Scorching Heat

“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.” Psalm 42:1

At first, it may be hard to think of anything positive that can result from living in scorching heat. But there is one that came to mind this week, as the temperatures rose into the 90’s.

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Three Essentials for your “To Do” List

There are many things “to do” in life. It can be overwhelming. In order to keep track, we make lists, fill our calendar, resort to placing sticky notes in all sorts of places, while trying our best to also keep a constant mental list going.

I’m not sure any of that will ever change. Life can be complex, and lists help. But I have found three essentials in scripture that if included at the top of our daily list, seem to make the heart lighter, the mind more focused and peaceful, and our “to do’s” a little less overwhelming.

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A Powerful Promise for the Broken Hearted

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. Psalm 34:18
I love that God makes a point to tell us in Psalm 34 that He is CLOSE to the broken-hearted. He didn’t have to tell us that. The Word already tells us that God is “with us.”
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