It's still hot here in Alabama. We had twelve consecutive days of temperatures over 100, and then we got a few days break where the highs were only in the high 90's. Yesterday it was back to 104 and is supposed to be like that again today. And we haven't had rain. We are having I think the worst drought that I can remember in my life. Every evening my husband stands out in the yard with the hose watering and watering and watering. I'm not looking forward to our water bill. Our last power bill was the highest one we've ever had. But I know that things could really be a lot worse. I mean, what if we didn't have any air-conditioning. Yes, a $211 power bill was well worth it to keep me cool and comfortable. I know that things could be a whole lot worse than some hot temps. I keep seeing news reports of other states where they are having too much rain, and even floods. I think I better stop complaining about this heat and count my blessings..... (1) I have an air-conditioned home and workplace so I can get out of the heat. (2) I have water to drink. (3) God has blessed us with the finances to be able to pay for power and water. (4) My car has an air-conditioner. (5) The cable guy came last night and fixed my internet. (6) God is in control....I could go on and on.....
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the Lord. "As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
There is a radio station that I like to listen to a lot and it is from Nashville, Tennessee. It is called WayFM. I'm not sure how many states pick up their broadcast, but if you have the chance to listen, I would highly recommend them. The people on the morning show have a blog you might like to check out. It is Jeff and Stace in the Morning! Visit them if you have a chance and leave them some comments. Have a wonderful day!
Book: Daily Acts of Kindness Devotional
1 day ago