519 – Thank you, Lord, as I continue my daily list of the blessings for which I am thankful, for the candle that lights the corner in which I sit.
520 – Thank you for the blanket I’ve wrapped around myself against the steadily increasing cold slowly creeping into my home. I am newly conscious that a blanket is all some people have, for they have no homes for cold to creep into.
521 – Thank you too, that the thermostat is electric, and therefore non-functioning in this blackout. To know what the temperature is on this early morning would make me colder, I think.
522 – Thank you for the power that has lighted my mornings almost every day of my life.
523 – Thank you that I have confidence that it will be restored. Many today have no power to restore.
524 – Thank you for the mirror that rests on the dresser before me, reflecting the light of my candle. Lord, help me walk into today as a reflection of your light to the world.
525 -- Thank you that I can meet with you today, that you are not hindered by the darkness at all – you see and hear me just fine with no help from the power company.
526 – Thank you for your Word. Read by candlelight, it helps me imagine the saints of old poring over their Bibles in the wee hours of the day. May I have their faith to continue to seek you even when it’s inconvenient or challenging.
527 – Thank you for the promise of this good day.
“For the light has come into the world, and the darkness shall not overcome it” (John 1:5).
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