A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.—Proverbs 15:18 (ESV)
Call Forth the Riches of Everyday Life
You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.—Psalm 30:11 (NIV)
Poet Rainer Maris Rilke said, “If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for to the creator there is no poverty and no poor indifferent place.” Make today the day when you call forth the riches of everyday life. Instead of being overwhelmed by your to-do list, move something that will bring you pleasure to the top of your list.
Heavenly Father, I fall into the rut of believing I am stuck or not living my best life. Help me to recognize that with Your help, I can make the best of every situation.
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