by Dixie Phillips
3/28/2009 / Devotionals
In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 NIV
Our four children are grown. Two are married and our baby daughter will be getting married this summer. My husband and I have spent the past two years adjusting to our "Empty Nest Syndrome."
When the children were at home, their father and I were constantly reminding them to turn off the lights whenever they left a room. Today I realized that we were wrong. Our prayer is that each one of them will keep the "lights" burning brightly in every room of life.
Let my life be a light shining out through the night.
May I help struggling ones to the fold.
Spreading cheer everywhere to the sad and alone.
May my life be a light to some soul.
Thank you, Lord, for our children. We pray that the Light of the World would shine brightly in and through them. Amen
Dixie is a pastor's wife, ghostwriter, mother of four grown children, and grandmother of five "perfect" grandchildren. You can find out more about the ministry she and her husband are involved in at www.floydslighthouse.com. Guardian Angel Publishing has published 10 of Dixie's children's books.
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