But I cry to you for help, O Lord; in the morning my prayer comes before you. Psalm 88:13. (NIV)
Awakening early one morning, I rushed madly into the day.
With so much to accomplish, I didn’t have time to pray.
Problems fast and furious, each hour a heavier task.
I wondered, “Why doesn’t God help me?”
Then heard, “Why didn’t you ask?”
The next morning I got up early, just as I’d done before.
But it was different, I paused before rushing out the door.
With much to accomplish, I knew I should pray.
And bowing my head, I spoke to God.
Then went on … to a much better day.