This came this morning in my email and I wanted to share it with you:
"Be ready in the morning, and then come up, Present yourself to me there on top of the mountain."
The morning is a critically important time of the day. Never face the day until you have faced God, nor look in to the face of others until you have looked into His. You cannot expect to be victorious, if you begin your day in your own strength alone.
Begin each new day with prayer, quiet moments between your heart and God. Meet with the companion of your life, Jesus Christ. Then face the ordinary, and the unique responsibilities of each day with the renewed influence of His Spirit over all your actions.
Begin the day with God!
The Psalms also speak of meeting with God in the morning. Check out Ps. 5:3-4a; 143:8.
Whatever time I wake up, I head to my meeting place with God. I desperately need His encouragement before I face whatever lies ahead.