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Take delight in the Lord, and he will give 
you the desires of your heart. - Psalm 37:4 (NIV)

A friend gave me a pretty arrangement of flowers in various shades of orange. The greenery surrounding the flowers set off the vibrancy of their colors perfectly. They looked cheerful and lovely in their cute little orange bucket. However, the arrangement also contained the buds of three large lilies, and...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, give us patience to appreciate all that you are and all the gifts that you pour out on us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 40:28-31

Thought for the Day

God’s gifts are worth waiting for.

Prayer Focus

Those impatient with God


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