Saturday, December 13, 2014

Roll Up Our Sleeves


We have work to do, you and I, so very much of it. Let us roll up our sleeves and get at it, with a new commitment, putting our trust in the Lord.
(Gordon B. Hinckley, Stand A Little Taller, 26 April)
13 December 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

Patience



Help us to be patient until You answer our prayers in the way You know best.
(Three Minutes A Day, The Christophers, Vol. 41, 20 February)
12 December 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Memory


Heavenly Father, ... [I release this] hurtful memory that has been haunting me day and night. I discard it now in the name of Jesus. Help me to never seek to pull this memory from the ashes.
(Jan Dargatz, 52 Simple Ways To Give Your Spiritual Life A Lift, p. 128)
11 December 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Wonder


I ask God to make me willing to see clearly my everyday experiences, to sharpen my perception of how much there is to enjoy, even in ordinary things and happenings. Let me be receptive. Restore to me my capacity for wonder.
(One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 12 January)
10 December 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Troubles

National Harbor - White Poinsettias

When you have many kinds of troubles, you should be full of joy, because you know that these troubles test your faith, and this will give you patience.
(James 1:2, Grace For The Moment by Max Lucado, 26 April)
9 December 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Wait


If you, too, will learn to wait upon God, to get alone with Him, and remain silent so that you can hear His voice when He is ready to speak to you, what a difference it will make in your life.
(Kay Arthur In 100 Days Of Prayer For Women, p. 163)
8 December 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Resentment And Anger


Resentment and anger keep us focused on the person or situation causing the negative feelings and prevent us from accepting God's promise of healing.
(The Twelve Steps For Christians, p. 67)
7 December 2014