This week I am back to running on the treadmill, and I must admit a less than enthusiastic spirit over the semester. This morning, I had to just say, "Okay, God, whatever gets done--or doesn't--it's all yours. Here I am." Again, I need to focus on who He is and what He is capable, not my meager strivings. This year, may your aspirations be to keep your gaze locked on Him and his mighty power.
19 I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall.
20 I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me.
21 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope:
22 Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.
23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
24 I say to myself, "The LORD is my portion; therefore I will wait for him."
25 The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him;
26 it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.