Today's reading was Matthew 8. You can read what others gathered from this chapter at Mom's Toolbox.
Scripture:Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head."
Observation: At first I didn't have a clue what this meant--thank God for my husband. ;) I thought Jesus was referring to inviting the homeless in to sleep; using himself as an example. But no. Jesus is referring to people's lives--our lives--my life. He was saying that there is no place for Him in our lives because we don't make room for him. He has no place to stay.
Application: Am I making room for God in my life? Even more, am I offering Him the best of what I have to offer? Or is there no place for Him in my "busy" life? This was a tough pill to swallow; because I know the truth. God all too often gets my "left overs".
Prayer: Dearest Father, forgive me for the times I've pushed you out and gave you no place; no time in my life--the life you've given me! Please change my heart and help me fully recognize how much I need you in my life. Not only will I make room, but I want to give you the best of what I have to offer. Thank you for this truth, Lord. ~Amen