For today’s reflection and prayer, may you rest a moment in joy of the Lord, giving thanks and praise. It is a joy that can be found with surety when we look beyond whatever the temporary circumstances are and set our gaze on that which is Eternal.
But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may exult in you. – Psalm 5:11 (ESV)
With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. – Isaiah 12:3 (ESV)
The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. – Matthew 13:14 (ESV)
These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. – John 15:11 (ESV)