The name of the LORD is a strong tower;
the righteous run to it and are safe.
No matter where you are, the Lord is your strong tower. When you abide in His will, He directs your steps. This means you follow where He leads and He keeps you on the path that's right for your life. He knows what's best for you. Always. Even more than I do. And thank goodness for that! Because He is holy and perfect, I never have to worry about trusting you in His care. When you feel as though you are searching for your purpose in a dimly lit room with no idea where to step next, remember He is in control. All you have to do is ask and He will lead you.
Lord, show Alek the amazing path you have planned for him. Put people and blessings in his life that lead him where You have predestined him to go. Give him a love for something new. Show him hidden skills and talents. Don't let him flounder in the dark. Bless the classes he takes this year. Give him the motivation to learn and grow and do well because it pleases You. Make yourself important in his world. Give him the desire to cling to You everyday. Thank you for being his strong tower.
Who are you praying for today?
Even Jesus prayed.
“Very early in the morning, while it was still dark,
Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place,
where he prayed” (Mark 1:35 NIV).
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About Lori Freeland
Lori Freeland, a freelance writer from the Dallas area, holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her other life, the one BK—before kids—she has worked as a social worker and a certified dyslexic reading tutor. Currently, she embraces her status as full-time homeschool mom to three awesome children. Her big dream? Becoming a Young Adult novelist, a goal she diligently pursues during the wee hours of the morning with help from a very large mug of coffee and occasionally some chocolate-covered peanuts. In addition to blogging and contributing regular inspirational articles to Crosswalk.com, The Christian Pulse, and Believe.com, she loves to mentor new writers and encourage people to share their life stories. As a member of the Cancer Mom club, she desires to connect with others in hopes of giving support to those struggling down the messy paths of life. You can find her hanging with the North Texas Christian Writers as a Critique Group Leader and Writing Coach or cheering on her writers on the Faith Team at The Christian Pulse where she recently took on the role of editor. She also loves to attend Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators meetings where she has begun a critique workshop for new writers. You can visit her website at LAFREELAND.COM.
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