I took a deep breath this morning. I should really do this more often. It's cleansing. Refreshes my brain and my heart… and probably all of my other organs as well.
I stopped this morning, before tackling my list of things to do. I remembered this morning to begin again. A new creation. I committed myself to silence for 30 minutes and laid out my concerns and desires to God. Reluctantly, at first, but eventually with sincerity, I asked for forgiveness for my sin. With deep yearning, I sat down and asked God to hear me… and asked God to help me hear him. Then I shut up for a while and just tried to listen. With much on my heart, it is good to sit down with the Lord.
Psalm 37 spoke volumes to me: "Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart's desires. Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him, and he will help you. He will make your innocence as clear as the dawn, and the justice of your cause will shine like the noonday sun. Be still in the presence of the Lord and wait patiently for him to act. – Psalm 37:3-7