For the last few months I have been waking up every morning about 10-15 min before my youngest daughter wakes up. I usually check the time and then roll over and try to fall back asleep for a few min before I hear her calling for me.
For the last few weeks it has crossed my mind a few times during this early morning time check that maybe God wants me to wake up early and read the Bible before my daughter gets up. I haven’t actually done this, but I have thought about it a few times.
A few days ago I started reading another blog. The author of this blog wakes up every morning to read his Bible.
Well this morning, it happened again. I woke up at 5:50 am, I checked the time on my phone, laid there for a min thinking about how tired I was, but then I leaned over to turn on the light.
I opened to Isaiah 60:1 and the first two words I saw were “Arise, shine”. What a beautiful morning greeting from God!
Now I have to practice listening to His words, because unfortunately when I was done reading, I turned off the light and fell back asleep for 5 more min, and when I did wake up we had a very hectic morning.
Jesus, thank You for the beautiful wake up call this morning. Please give me the strength to not hit the snooze button on You tomorrow morning if I am blessed with another wake up call from You!