This week at Trinity Lutheran, we'll be thinking about issues of gender and the ways we still need to transform our society. I've b...
Sunday, July 07, 2013
Key Largo, Florida, July 2013
Awake, my soul!
Awake, O harp and lyre!
I will awake the dawn.
I will give thanks to you, O LORD, among the peoples;
I will sing praises to you among the nations.
For your steadfast love is as high as the heavens;
your faithfulness extends to the clouds.
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens.
Let your glory be over all the earth.
Our challenge, sometimes, is to rise with thankful hearts and give thanks for a day we know will bring trials; to rejoice in God despite our pain. There have been days, I am sure, when I have failed to choke back exasperation and bitter lament. Our God can handle that, too.