Who likes to get up on a cold, dark morning? Not me...although in the summer I would probably find another excuse.
But as I was going about my morning routine, an excerpt popped into my head:
"Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance..." (The Gospel of John, 20:1)
What does morning mean to you? Perhaps it includes a lot of moaning and groaning before you begin your day. But how many wonderful discoveries have been made in the morning! The main one, of course, the discovery of our Risen Lord.
That is my encouragement for the day. :)