Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds! And can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life? If then you are not able to do so small a thing as that, why do you worry about the rest? Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these.
Today's text comes from Luke and reminds us that God is in control. Since our life is in God's hands then our task is to work while we can pointing out the goodness of our savior. What has become known as the Serenity Prayer by renowned theologian Reinhold Niebur drives home my point this morning better than any other words I could use. Therefore I pray today that we can change what we can when we can. I pray that it begins with the body of Christ. Amen.
The Serenity Prayer
God grant me the serenity
Living one day at a time;
In loving memory of