I awoke with somewhat negative feelings this morning. Perhaps from thinking too much about my books. Instead I want to be thinking on, focusing on you, Lord Jesus, to be rejoicing in you and who you are throughout the day.
You are the eternal One, the Righteous One, the Holy One, the Mighty One, the Glorious and Beautiful One. You deserve our love, our devotion, our worship, our obedience, our fervor, our focus.
I praise you that you lift our eyes from the temporary to the Timeless, from the small to the Great, from the created to the Creator. You are the One to be worshiped and I repent of thinking so much about sales and success.
Guide me in being balanced in a biblical way, in approaching this work with you, in your time, in your wisdom, in your power. I thank you for all you will do.
I praise you, that you are the Lord: my Refuge, my Fortress, my Stronghold, my Shield, my Shepherd, my Protector, my Guide, my King and my God.
To you be glory in this day. Help me to be a glory giver at each step, at each juncture, offering praise for the pleasant and the sacrifice of thanksgiving in every difficulty and disappointment, thereby honoring you.
You are the One whom I am to follow, to gaze upon, to focus on, to worship, to love. Help me to do that so that you may receive glory and honor for all that you will do today.