NudgesNew Every Morning | January 2, 2020
I BELIEVE THAT GOD offers us nudges in our sleeping dreams, but I believe that we also receive nudges while we are awake. Those nudges take the form of random thoughts that come from nowhere and bid us to telephone an old friend, visit a friend in the assisted living center, pray for a person, send an encouraging note to someone in the community. We do well to pay attention to these seeming bits of random energy and act on them.
—George H. Donigian, In Days to Come: From Advent to Epiphany (Upper Room Books, 2017)
Where do you sense the Holy Spirit nudging you today?
And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they left for their own country by another road.
—Matthew 2:12 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
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My tablet is broken so I can’t type.
But I should have it back soon.
Please UR team, tell me you are not going to limit our comment length!
Hope your tablet is repaired soon Julie. Glad to see your cat, Julie, Pearl keeps us on our toes.
Getting used to the new format, had to look around to find the way to post. Yesterday it showed up clearly.
Had a nudge in a dream, will contact a friend who has lots of pain after surgery that was supposed to stop pain. Have nudges on ways to help my son with two projects. Need to send replies to family and friends.
Keeping up with email during Christmas and New Year in an election year is a challenge.
Prayers for the needs of all, thankful for the blessings that come every day.
Love the nudges even that I felt I wanted to respond. Love New Every Morning 🌞 🌞 I practice what I call Shooters which are quickie prayers for ie ambulance, speeder, children, . Along with nudges one can do shooters.👼
I’m guessing there are some glitches with this new format… it been difficult to get to the comment section and this is my second try. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers
I felt nudge to reach out to a friend today. As I picked up my phone and it was him.
Missing seeing all your posts. Good to see Julie and Robert welcome Joyce . I hope that it is easier tomorrow. Blessings all.