I still dare to hope // 09-10-23

“I will never forget this awful time, as I grieve over my loss. Yet I still dare to hope when I remember this: The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.” Lamentations‬ ‭3‬:‭20‬-‭23‬ ‭NLT‬‬

Today is a new day! I’m reminded of the worship song with that very title:

‘Your love has opened my eyes, in You I have come alive, a new day has come.
Your grace has turned me around, set my feet on solid ground, a new day has come

It’s a new day, it’s a new life
It’s a new start for every heart that’s found You, Jesus we’ve found You. New hope full of Your joy. It’s a new start for every heart that’s found You, Jesus we found You!

Light the way, You lead me in Your perfect ways. I’m not afraid, You’re with me.
Light the way, with You it is a brighter day. I’m not afraid You’re with me!

Thank You Lord, that I don’t have to live in the grief, regret, or nostalgia of yesterday. Thank You that there is always new grace and new mercy for today because of You, Jesus! Thank You that there is life to be lived with You today, connections to be made today, and testimonies that are going to come out of all that You are doing and saying today! Help me not to live in the past but to dare to hope, to have eyes that are wide open and focused on Your very best future. Amen 👆🏼🙏🏼