Psalm 126:1-6. When has God rewarded my faith and obedience by bringing a joyous harvest from seed I sowed in sadness (verse 6)?
Isaiah 63:1-19. What are three clear ways I can recognize when the angel of God's presence is with me (verse 9)? What occasion of this in 2016 can I give thanks for as the old year closes?
Jeremiah 31:15-20. How has the image of an ox being broken to harness (verse 18) resonated with my experience of God? With whom can I now share what I learned, to bless them?
Matthew 2:1-23. More about angels: What spiritual practices can I cultivate in 2017 to heighten my receptivity to such messages as God sent the Magi (verse 12) and Joseph (verses 13, 19)?
These are some of the questions I asked myself in studying this morning's four readings from the St. James Daily Devotional Guide. Click and see what you think. Where is your self-examination leading today?