I have always been a morning person – to the great consternation of my friends and family. I have always started my day in the wee hours of the morning. I generally get up between 3:00 am and 3:30 am. On the weekends, I tend to sleep late and get up around 5:00 am (as I write this, it is 3:38 am).
It took my husband a few years to get use to my morning routine! He still says he doesn’t understand how I operate so early in the morning, but it is truly natural for me. There is something about the freshness of the morning, about the newness of the day, the crispness that exists, and the limitless possibilities that float in the air. The morning represents an opportunity to deal with the previous struggles, problems, and disappointments in a new and different way.
My personal vision, for several years, has been “to promote a world in which God’s love is demonstrated and the power of the morning is realized.” If God has seen fit to allow you to arise in the morning, you have an opportunity to do any and everything to make that day worthy of the sacrifice that was given for you. You are not here by coincidence; God has purposed that you are to still be here, that there is a reason why you woke up this morning!
There are numerous scriptures that speak to the power of the morning:
Psalms 92:1-2: It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O Most High: To shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night
Lamentations 3:22-23: It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.
Psalms 30:5: For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Praying that you see and embrace the power of the morning.
Blessings To You – Janice
Associate Certified Coach, ICF