Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with gladness; come before Him with joyful singing. Know that the Lord Himself is God; it is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name. For the Lord is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting and His faithfulness to all generations.
This morning, one of our students from China stayed behind from the SeaWorld excursion. I heard her rustling around in the kitchen and I came out to find her helping herself to cheesecake. For breakfast.
The first thought that should have run through my head was, "Oh no. I stayed in bed and let Himself serve breakfast and evidently it wasn't enough. Bad hostess."
That should have been my first thought.
Instead, my first thought was a frequently used phrase around our home, coined from 2 year old Tyler: