When I woke this morning.
My mind was racing.
God, there is so much to do today.
I have been forsaken by You .. and so many.
And am so lonely, tired and exhausted.
The battles ahead are huge.
Just the thought of them fills me with dread.
I drag my feet as I head into the new day.
It is already tainted by the fear and dread of what will happen.
Yes, in my mind I have already worked out
What the outcomes will be of each encounter
God, why can't I have an easy life?
Where everything works and is simple.
I just want to relax, enjoy what You have given me
And just be content in life
Until You return, Jesus.
Then I stop.
Stop being busy
Stop trying to do life my way
Stop being overwhelmed with life being my responsibility
Stop thinking I am alone
Father, that time with you in the morning
Just You and me
Aligns me to the truth
The truth of who You are
And the truth of who You say I am
You have engraved me on the palms of your hands.
You sing over me and delight in me.
You love me more than a mother
With a newborn
Father, You have claimed me as Your own.
Today, when people battle against me
Now I know that in fact
They battle against You... the one who claims me as His own.
Because I am Yours... so precious to You!
You planned my being before creation
You cannot stop thinking about me
I am alive because of your constant presence.
You have even written my life story
In Your book... on Your scroll.
So today I choose to walk in this knowledge
The battle is not mine ..... it is Yours!
Please forgive me for doubting You
And trying to live my life alone ... when in fact
You gave me my life... it is actually Yours.
I choose to position myself
First in You
Then ..... to walk out into the battle
Secure, knowing that this battle is not mine.. it is Yours.
I will not be afraid or dismayed because of the size of the enemy.
Instead, I will position myself, standstill
And see the salvation of the Lord,
I will come to You early in the morning
I will believe your Word and Your love.
Praise You for Your holiness
Your mercy does endure forever!
The battle is Yours because I am Yours.
Today, I walk forward in confidence and joy.
Knowing my Daddy has gone before me
To defeat my enemies.
And bring victory
Even when the odds are impossible.
God, my enemies do not stand a chance
I am so excited to be able to walk into today
And watch You defeat my enemies
Bring victory in every battle.
And release Your plans in me and through me.
Teach me how to worship You
And keep my eyes on You!
You are an awesome Father... I am so excited about today!