Day 20

Center of Influence

[13] “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. [14] “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. [15] Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. [16] In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
— Matthew 5:13-16

In Arrested by Wonder the author states, “THANKS is an action and rejoice is a verb.  While I may not always feel joy, GOD asks me to give thanks in all things because HE knows that the feeling of joy begins in the action of Thanksgiving. Joy is a flame that glimmers only in the palm of the open and humble hand.”  

If you were to take action today to be thankful for all GOD has given you and announce it palm open what would that look and sound like?  

What parts of that can you do today? Tomorrow? Next week?


  • Pray today for church.

  • Pray for our neighbors and future members.