Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Monday, July 17, 2006

Emotional & Spiritual Health

Make me sensitive to the state of my emotional and spiritual health, I pray.  (Food For Thought, 15 June)

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Value of Time

God help me to value my time and life.  (Melody Beattie, The Language of Letting Go, 20 June)

Saturday, July 15, 2006

Search me, O God and know my heart today, try me, O Savior, know my thoughts I pray.  See if there be, some wicked way in me, cleanse me from every sin and set me free.  (Edwin Orr, Daily Guideposts, 9 Mar 1977)

Friday, July 14, 2006

Generous Spirit

Guide me about when and how to give.  Help me live with a generous spirit toward others and myself.  Thank You for all the generosity You've shown me.  (Melody Beattie, 52 Weeks of Conscious Contact, Week 46, Day 7)

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Make Me Unafraid

Make me unafraid, Lord, that I may touch life at all its facets, all of my life.  (Fred Bauer, Daily Guideposts, 30 Jan 1977)

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Air Conditioning

Lord, thank you for the blessing of air conditioning, for the people who build the units and for the men who install and maintain them for us.  (Richard E. Henthorn, 12 Jul 2006)

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

True Spirit of Discernment

Father, I ask that You will lead me to friends and advisors who have a true spirit of discernment rather than to those who will always seek to please me with their opinions.  (Garrie F. Williams, Welcome, Holy Spirit, 31 Jan)

Monday, July 10, 2006


Father, help me to see people through Your eyes, as people You love.  (Christ in Our Home, Day 275)

Remind me, God, to pray for others throughout the hours of my day.  (Sue Monk Kidd, Daily Guideposts, 9 May 1983)

Saturday, July 8, 2006

Forcing Things

God, help me stop trying so hard to force things into place.  (Melody Beattie, More Language of Letting Go, 4 June)

Friday, July 7, 2006

Letting Go

God, help me let go of everything that is blocking me from fully and joyfully living my life today.  (Melody Beattie, More Language of Letting Go, 9 June)

Thursday, July 6, 2006

Sustain Me

Sustain me, Holy Spirit, strengthen me, support me, supply me with Thy matchless power.  (Fred Bauer, Daily Guideposts, 13 Mar 1977)

Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Today's Golden Opportunities

Don't Let me miss today's golden opportunities, God.  (Van Vaner, Daily Guideposts, 11 May 1983)

God, help me learn to enjoy the people and experiences in my life.  (Melody Beattie, More Language of Letting Go, 8 June)

Tuesday, July 4, 2006

Pray For Our Country

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.  (Psalm 33:12)

Our Heavenly Father, we thank You for the memory of all those who laid the foundation of this land.  We ask Your blessings upon the generation[s] yet unborn who shall take this nation and shall establish the kingdom of God on this earth.  Through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.  (Norman Vincent Peale, Positive Thinking For Every Day of the Year, July 4th)

Monday, July 3, 2006

Stamina to Persevere

Please give me the stamina to persevere in doing Your will.  Teach me the difference between giving up and letting go.  Whenever I get discouraged, please send me guidance and hope.  (Melody Beattie, 52 Weeks of Conscious Contact, Week 45, Day 7)

Sunday, July 2, 2006

Strengthen My Faith

Lord, strengthen my faith when I am weakened by doubts.  (Fred Bauer, Daily Guideposts, 3 mar 1977)

Saturday, July 1, 2006


Father, help me to grow today ... and every day. (Phyllis Hobe, Daily Guideposts, 10 May 1983)