awake, my soul!

Psalm 57: 7-8

7 My heart, O God, is steadfast,
my heart is steadfast;
I will sing and make music.
8 Awake, my soul!
Awake, harp and lyre!
I will awaken the dawn.

“My heart is steadfast. My heart is steadfast.” Saying it stirs my spirit up. It churns up my insides to come alive and BE unshakably determined. I will wake up the day with my heart set on Him, looking at His face, recalling and recognizing His love for me and for all those around me. I will be a part of the beginning of the day where it all starts over again and grace seems brand new because my soul is waking up!!

This is in me today. Listened to Mumford & Sons last night and, along with the Psalms, I sense the Holy Spirit encouraging me to set my heart on Him.

How fickle my heart and how woozy my eyes
I struggle to find any truth in your lies
And now my heart stumbles on things I don’t know
My weakness I feel I must finally show

Lend me your hand and we’ll conquer them all
But lend me your heart and I’ll just let you fall
Lend me your eyes I can change what you see
But your soul you must keep, totally free
Har har, har har
har har, har har

awake my soul…
awake my soul…

How fickle my heart and how woozy my eyes
I struggle to find any truth in your lies
And now my heart stumbles on things I don’t know
My weakness I feel I must finally show
Har har, har har
har har, har har

In these bodies we will live,
in these bodies we will die
Where you invest your love,
you invest your life

In these bodies we will live,
in these bodies we will die
Where you invest your love,
you invest your life

awake my soul…
awake my soul…
awake my soul…
For you were made to meet your maker

awake my soul…
awake my soul…
awake my soul…
For you were made to meet your maker
You were made to meet your maker

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