New Every Morning

This morning I got up really early to drive through the Bay Area and check in on my amazing Dad. My Mom went home to be with Jesus four years ago and so I made today a fun road trip for prayer, for worship, and for checking in on my Dad. By the way – I cannot believe what so many people endure every day in their commute. The traffic in the Bay Area is crazy – and I was driving at 6-freakin-am!! So I stopped in at my favorite coffee shop – Philz coffee in Los Gatos- and hit the road. As I listened to a great worship CD and watched the sun peak over the hills I was moved to recall the goodness and grace of God in my life. Most of the time I skew in the direction of the “woe is me” perspective, but once in a while I actually perceive things the way things actually are and by that I mean – I really understand how kind and generous God has been to me in my life. So as the sun rose in the east I just thanked God for a new and beautiful day and the wonderful life He has given me. How about you?

Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3: 22-23

About Andy Lewis

Andy is an author, pastor, and musician who lives in Santa Cruz California. Currently he serves as lead pastor at Faith Community Church in Santa Cruz
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