Afresh Each Morning

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It was very foggy.

As I was driving down the road, I noticed how the mist was thick in a large forested area.

Deciding to move off the road to take some photographs, I pulled into the driveway of a church that happened to be at the edge of the woods.

After capturing the surreal surroundings, I left the trees behind, standing tall in the early morning hours.

Often, I will wake up to an alarm, urging me to get out of bed and start my day.

Almost as often, I set a timer for ten more minutes.

Just after sunrise, it seemed like the forest had been awakened by the first light of the sun creeping in from the horizon, only to have pulled the cover of fog around itself to enjoy just a few more moments of the quiet and still serenity of the night.

The sun would have to come.

It was a new day with the promise of a new beginning.

We have a new beginning with God every day.

The Bible says,

“The faithful love of the Lord never ends!
    His mercies never cease.
 Great is His faithfulness;
    His mercies begin afresh each morning.
 I say to myself, “The Lord is my inheritance;
    therefore, I will hope in Him!””

—Lamentations 3:22-24

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