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One Day at a Time


I love this song sung by Dolly Parton.
Do take time to click on the arrow
And listen to her beautiful rendition
Of this “One Day at a Time” – and sing along!

Yesterday’s Gone, Sweet Jesus
And tomorrow may never be nigh
Lord help me today
Show me the way
One day at a time.

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It doesn’t add a single second to our lives
To worry about what might have been mine
Or to fret about what tomorrow may bring
Teach me to look up and take one day at a time

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Let Your Light shine on me, Lord
Show me how to be what You made me to be
Guide my feet and my thoughts in Your Light
Show me how to live in the NOW and be free

Free from the worry that doubting brings
Free to dance and to plan and to find joy
In the blessings You send every day
Free to ignore and toss aside the things that annoy

Life’s full of trials, confusion and lies
It’s hard to discern what is Truth and is right
Guide me today to do as You say
And to pray for life’s wisdom. May I sleep well tonight!

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Sleep well tonight, my friends.
Take one day at a time!
See ya tomorrow.
Love,
JanBeek

Me, Worry?


Matthew 6:31-34

“So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’
or ‘What shall we drink?
or ‘What shall we wear?’
For the pagans run after all these things,
and your Heavenly Father knows that you need them.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness,
and all these things will be given to you as well.
Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow,
for tomorrow will worry about itself.
Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

In today’s Mornings with Jesus devotional
from Guideposts,
Isabella Yosuico wrote,
“I seek Jesus’ direction…
I am struggling to keep an open mind
and follow where He leads…”

Isabella went on to say that having faith means
“… prayerfully doing what I can today
and recognizing what I cannot do.”

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Isabella encouraged her readers to
“… stay in the present day,
entrusting uncertainties to Christ.”

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There is such comfort
in the knowledge
that Jesus Christ
prays with me.

He is my Confidante.
He is my Rock.
He is my Guide.
I have no reason to worry.

Me, Worry?
No way!!

It is easy to obsess
Over the condition of this earth,
But God is in control,
And He knows the planet’s worth.

He holds it in His palm
And knows its every leaf.
In the eyes of our Lord,
This pandemic’s really brief!

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All the world
Is holding its breath –
Some behind masks,
Some behind fear,
Some behind doors,
Afraid to come near.
Breathe in Peace.
Experience a patch
Of stillness,
Kindness, and
Presence.
Each waking day.
Carry it with you.

“… do not worry about tomorrow,
for tomorrow will worry about itself.
Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

Bye for now!
See ya tomorrow.

Hugs,
JanBeek

Days Scurry By


The Days Blend

The days scurry by
Each one is hardly a blur –
Hah! Is that a lie?

Days blend together
With barely a distinction –
Can’t tell them apart!

Here we are TODAY,
Knowing that THATDAY will come
SOMEDAY – so just TRUST!

Let us not worry
About YESTERDAY or NEXT –
Just TODAY matters!!

TODAY is EACHDAY!

Today is EACHDAY

Do not let it blur
Into muddles and messes –
Make your EACHDAY count!

Count all your blessings –
Count your prayers and petitions –
Count your kindly deeds.

Whether THIS or THAT,
Whether OTHER or SOMEDAY,
TODAY ‘s what matters.

So, make NOW the best!
THISDAY can be your BESTDAY;
Reach out NOW in love!

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I love you, dear WordPress friends.
Thank you for following Janbeek.
It’s a place where love and hope and inspiration
are alive EACHDAY.

Invite your friends to join us …
and leave a message about
how you reached out in love
THISDAY.

See ya NEXTDAY!

God’s Grace


God’s Grace

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“I am under the canopy of God’s Grace,”
the story in my Guideposts devotional assured me.

 

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I know it without a doubt. I am guided by the Holy Spirit and the Scriptures.

 

“Do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself.
Each day has enough troubles of its own.”

Matthew 6:34

 

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Accept each day as a gift.
The present is a present.
Open it – and live in the NOW!

 

I am sure you know:
God’s grace is sufficient when you believe and live intentionally in FAITH.

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Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand.”
Romans 5:1-2

 

God’s grace – and peace to you – dear friends,

PEACE now and forever!

 

 

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