Occasions: New Year's Day

By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
Luke 1:78-79 NRSV

Beyond: Day 7

“I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.”
John 15:11 NRSV

Acknowledge: Day 7

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Proverbs 3:6 NRSV

Adapt: Day 7

Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other. Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness looks down from heaven.
Psalm 85:10-11 NIV

Individuate: Day 7

Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.
2 Corinthians 13:11 NIV

Change: Day 7

For I the LORD do not change.
Malachi 3:6 NRSV

Mental: Day 7

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my thoughts.
Psalm 139:23 NRSV

Physical: Day 7

Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful ones.
Psalm 116:15 NRSV

Emotional: Day 7

I bless the LORD who gives me counsel; in the night also my heart instructs me. I keep the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my soul rejoices; my body also rests secure.
Psalm 16:7-9 NRSV

Spiritual: Day 7

But those who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles.
Isaiah 40:31 NRSV