This day follows another day follows another day and so on…. The system is the same, but the day is not. Yes, the day is still a day, perhaps like any other day, but it’s what makes it to-day that sets all the difference.
One of the definitions of “to” is: expressing purpose or intention (as in: “I set out to buy food”)
We could look at this day as, just another day… but then we can’t really call it today, can we? A day with purpose and intention.
In Matthew 6:34 – It says, “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”
Worry is just one way our peace can be ripped from us. But it doesn’t have to be. One day is enough. It is enough to set our destiny.
Imagine just living for this day. Just today. What would we do differently?
Maybe put a bit more effort into being kind? Kindness and mercy take work, which would require 110% of our effort.
Make this day great by being deliberately in it, all of it.
do it by giving the best.
We don’t have to set the boundaries. He does… By letting him set the parameters, we’ll have the strength to reach the end.
Think about a dad. His protection doesn’t necessarily define our character, situations do.
12/16-this is the day, go hard
12/17- give away the good stuff
12/18-allowances for the flesh/ boundaries
12/21-just say amen!-joy in the middle of sorrow, hope for tomorrow