Day 35: Awareness

awarenessAwareness

: having or showing realization, perception, or knowledge

PRAY: Your awareness of me, oh God, speaks to me of your overwhelming love for me. You love me even as you search and know me. You are always aware of what I am doing, where I am going and what I am saying. I pray, Lord, that you would make me aware of you—aware of your thoughts, your desires and your will—as I consider the issues and candidates on my ballot this November.

Psalm 139: 1-6

“God, investigate my life; get all the facts firsthand. I’m an open book to you; even from a distance, you know what I’m thinking. You know when I leave and when I get back; I’m never out of your sight. You know everything I’m going to say before I start the first sentence. I look behind me and you’re there, then up ahead and you’re there, too— your reassuring presence, coming and going. This is too much, too wonderful— I can’t take it all in!”

Author: Dr. Mary Ellen Schoonover

Well loved! I have been blessed all my life to be surrounded by family and friends that nurtured, supported and loved me into the person that I have become. That love has sustained me throughout whatever circumstance I have found in life. It is the greatest gift that one can give and the essential ingredient to living life with no regrets. I reached this conclusion while lying in a hospital bed on life support for 70 days. Under those circumstances I dealt with the essential ingredients of my life. What was important? Why was I alive? What did my life mean?

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