Friday, May 30, 2008

What Is Important

Today help me to know what is important, to forget what's not, to ask others for perspective when I'm not sure.  (Body, Mind, & Spirit, 29 May)

Thursday, May 29, 2008

What I Say

Lord, guide me to take seriously what I say, because those who hear me might.  (After Family Feelings, Martha Vanceberg and Sylvia W. Silverman, 23 May)

Wednesday, May 28, 2008



Help me to receive criticism with grace, and to work always to improve myself.  (Wisdom From the Bible, 22 Apr)

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Simple Things

Enable me to enjoy the simple things that are so easy to take for granted.

Monday, May 26, 2008


Today help me give thanks for the blessings of age and appreciate those whose years are many. (Body, Mind, & Spirit, May 17)

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Thorns & Roses

Today help me be patient with bad news and annoyance.  Help me pick the roses instead of the thorns.  (Body, Mind, and Spirit, 14 May)

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Public Transit

Lord, thank you for the wonderful free transit service in downtown Portland, Oregon.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Planes, Pilots and Crews

Lord, thank you for wonderful airplanes and well trained and conscientious pilots and crews.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Friday, May 9, 2008

Friends & Neighbors

Lord, thank you for our friends and neighbors.  We ask your blessing on them.

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Health Care

Lord, thank you for the blessing of good doctors and nurses and the staff members who support them.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Monday, May 5, 2008


Heavenly Father, please help me to see my errors.  Give me the wisdom and courage to correct them.  (Madge Harrah, Daily Guideposts, 5 Nove 1997)

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Friday, May 2, 2008

Power of Words

O Lord, help me to realize the power of words.  (Minute Meditations from the Popes, 5 Oct)