Lord, everyday we face the uncertainty of the future. It is true that we all do this constantly–although at times there are expectations and hopes which seem to diminish the uncertainty by taking our attention away from the unknown. In the uncertainty of life it is wonderful to know that you hold our future in your hand: you deal the cards, you have shuffled the deck correctly and make sure we get what is good, what will give us the most opportunity to give you glory, be it pleasant or painful for us.
You are the Loving King, the Good Shepherd, the Wise Counselor, the Great and Glorious God of all. I praise you that today, this summer, this year you will bring what is best, whether it be for us to leave here, or for us to stay longer.
Guide me in this, Lord, give me the direction that I need and I praise you now for how you will answer me. To you belongs honor and praise now, long before I see what I desire coming to pass. Truly my soul finds rest in you alone (Ps 62:1)
I give you glory for your faithfulness, honor for your wisdom, exaltation for your power, thanksgiving for your goodness, worship for your righteousness and obedience for your love. May you be lifted up, glorified and exalted today in my life, in my motives, thoughts, words and actions, for you are worthy of all worship.