Monday, May 30, 2005

God, put Your strong arm of compassion around each one who is ill.  (found in Roberta Messner piece in Daily Guideposts, 26 Mar 2004)

Saturday, May 28, 2005

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Let my speech be the product of a pure heart or let me remain silent.  (Prayer for Daybreak and Day's End, Vol. II, p. 265)

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Lord, please lock my lips!  I no longer want to yell when I'm angry, beat up on myself when I think I am wrong, swear when I'm afraid or talk just because everybody else is talking.  (Iyanla Vanzant, Faith in the Valley, p. 257)

Saturday, May 21, 2005

God who is with us, thank you for bringing the gift of peace into my life, especially when I am feeling the saddest and most empty.  Help me to keep my heart open so that I can experience that peace when I need it most.  (Good News Day by Day, 19 May)

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

This day, O Lord, give me sincerity of speech.  (John Baillie, A Diary of Daily Prayer, 3rd day)

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Recommended Reading

I took a few days break from posting anything to the Blog.  I'm going to try to resume making a daily entry.

If you are concerned about the health of our country and the future of democracy I'd like to recommend a book that I recently read, "Healing the Soul of America - Reclaiming Our Voices as Spiritual Citizens," by Marianne Williamson.


Sunday, May 1, 2005

I pray for the wisdom to know that no other person's salvation depends upon me, but [only] on himself and God.  (One Day at a Time in Al-Anon, 8 April)