One Good Thing Every Day: May 3, 2013

For the second time this week, God placed this scripture in my path.

Isaiah 40:29-31 NIV

He gives strength to the weary
    and increases the power of the weak.
 Even youths grow tired and weary,
    and young men stumble and fall;
 but those who hope in the Lord
    will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
    they will run and not grow weary,
    they will walk and not be faint.

“You cannot serve two masters. If I am truly your Master, you will desire to please Me above all others.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence

“At the end of the day, week or year, we’re just really tired. Yet God offers us relief from the striving-too-hard-to-learn-and-do-more approach. He longs for us–whether young, middle-aged or older–to thrive as the [people] He designed us to be.” from Joan C. Webb’s It’s a Wonderful Imperfect Life; my insertion

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