You care about the details

Oh, Lord,

Thank you for the sun.

Thank you for crisp air, new grass, sprouting flowers, and chirping birds.

I give thanks to you, Lord, for your unfailing love and your wonderful deeds!

I so appreciate the beauty of creation,
but perhaps more than that--
I am grateful that every little detail of nature and body remind me that you care about me.

I give thanks to you, Lord, for your unfailing love and your wonderful deeds!

You care when I'm sad,
discouraged,
overwhelmed,
tearful.

You care when I'm elated,
excited,
pleased,
silly.

All the minutia of my life and my world are not lost on you.
No.
They are a million little details that you created because
you care that much.
You have that much energy and ability
as to be unrestrained by time and creativity.
You care so much,
you keep designing, giving, and blessing
with both big and little things.

I give thanks to you, Lord, for your unfailing love and your wonderful deeds!

You continue creating
for me
and for the whole world.

I am compelled to worship you
and disengage from the selfish patterns of my thoughts--
from thinking life is hard,
life is unfair,
and life is doomed.

I give thanks to you, Lord, for your unfailing love and your wonderful deeds!

You are enough.
You are excessively remarkable.

In Jesus' name,
Amen.


Take a minute and read Psalm 107. It presents 4 problems (vv. 4-5, 10-12, 17-18, & 23-27). Each problem is followed by a promise from God and praise from the person praying. Each section contains this refrain:

"Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men."(vv. 8, 15, 21, 31)

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  1. Hello Sue. I am a Pastor from Mumbai, India.. I am glad to stop by your profile on the blogger and the blog post. I am also blessed and feel privileged and honoured to get connected with you as well as know you and about your interest in arts art and about godly things. I am so encouraged to stop by your blog post and go through it. Indeed a good reminder to give thanks to the Lord for His unfailing love and His wonderful deeds for men. I love getting connected with the people of God around the globe to be encouraged strengthened and praying for one another. I have been in the Pastoral ministry for last 40 yrs in this great city of Mumbai a city with a great contrast where richest of rich and the poorest of poor live. we reach out to the poorest of poor with the love of Christ to bring healing to the brokenhearted. WE also encourage young and the adults from the west to come to Mumbai to work with us during their vacation time. We would love to have you come toMumbai to work with us during your vacation time. I am sure you will have a life changing experience. lOOKING forward to hear from you very soon. My email id is: dhwankhede(at)gmail(dot)com and my name is Diwakar Wankhede. God's richest blessing on you your family and friends also wishing you and your family a blessed and a Christ centered rest of the year 2020.

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    1. Diwaker, thank you for writing. Thank you for your work in Mumbai. What an immense mission field! God bless you as you serve him there. Thank God for his unfailing love!

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