Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Friday, April 25, 2008

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Tender and Sweet

Lord, today help me to make my words tender and sweet.  Because tomorrow I may have to eat them.  (Robert Schuller, Living Positively, 6 Dec)

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Those Who Prayed

Lord, thank you for those who have prayed for us over the years. (Mary Ruth Howes, Daily Guideposts, 7 Jul 1996)

Monday, April 21, 2008


Help me embrace the discipline necessary for my own good, Lord.  (Three Minutes a Day, Vol. 38, 15 Mar)

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Renew My Courage

Renew my courage and reveal to me the promises of hope where now I see only despair.  (Upper Room Disciplines, 27 Jul 1984)

Friday, April 18, 2008

Enrich the Lives

Lord, help me to use my time to enrich the lives of those around me.  (Billy Newman, Daily Guideposts, 31 Jul 2002)

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Staying Calm

I pray that I may stay calm through faith.  (Alan L. Roeck, Look To This Day, 15 Apr)

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Failures and Successes

Thank you, Lord, for the good that comes from failures as well as successes.

Monday, April 14, 2008

Judging the Difference

God grant me the sense of proportion to judge the difference between an incident and a crisis.  (One Day at a Time in Al-Anon, 19 Oct)

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Thank You For This Day

Thank You for this day, the loving people in my life, the bird outside my window.  (Janell Moon, How to Pray Without Being Religious, p. 25)

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Deceiving Myself

I pray that my Higher Power will help me guard against deceiving myself.  (One Day at a Time in Al-Anon, 14 Apr)

Friday, April 11, 2008

Thursday, April 10, 2008


Enable me to focus on what I should do, and to do that on which I focus.  (Lloyd John Ogilvie, The Heart of God, p. 93)

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Doing What's Right

Today let me do the things I know are right for me.  (Body, Mind, and Spirit, 1 Apr)

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Improved Relationships

I pray that my relationships with my fellow beings may be improved by ... [the power of God's Holy Spirit.]  (after Alan L. Roeck, Look to This Day, 27 Mar)

Monday, April 7, 2008

This is the day

This is the day which the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.  (Psalm 118:24)

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Give Me Courage

Today give me the courage to be willing to let go of old hurts and resentments.  (Body, Mind, and Spirit, 25 Mar)

Saturday, April 5, 2008

A Useful Life

I pray that I may cooperate with God in all good things.  I pray that I may serve Him and others and so lead a useful and happy life. (Alan L. Roeck, Look To This Day, 3 Apr)

Friday, April 4, 2008

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Face the Odds

Help me, Lord, to have courage and determination to face even seemingly insurmountable odds.  (Three Minutes a Day, Vol. 38, 17 Dec)

I pray that You will direct my concentration.  (Food For Thought, 18 Dec)

Wednesday, April 2, 2008


Stop harping on your troubles, leave harping to God's angels.  (Richard E. Henthorn, 15 Mar 2008 after One Day at a Time in Al-Anon, 15 March)

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Martin Luther

The fewer words, the better the prayer.  (Martin Luther)

I pray that I may not fall into the error of anticipating trouble.  (One Day At a Time in Al-Ano, 13 Mar)