Opening Prayer: Remind me this day, O Lord, that this life is about you, not about me. The quicker I can learn that truth, the better. Lord, have mercy! Amen.
Scripture: Psalm 103:14-16
Journal: How do these verses help you keep things in proper perspective?
Reflection: It’s amazing how quickly things can get out of perspective when we actually start believing that this life is about us, rather than about Him. That’s why we need a constant reminder that we are dust. Not we are like dust, but we are dust. We are like a flower in a field that is here one day and gone the next. And, to add insult to injury, our place remembers us no more. Ouch! That realization is not meant to demean or discourage us, but to set us free. It is meant to remind us not to take ourselves too seriously. God is the only One who is from everlasting to everlasting. This life is about his kingdom and his glory, not our own. And the sooner we can realize that, the better.
Closing Prayer: O Lord, help me to stop always making things about me. Please!