Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Get Your Exercise

When our requests are in line with God's sovereign plan, He will answer them and our faith will increase. (John MacArthur, Truth For Today, 24 February)

I pray that I may persistently carry out my spiritual exercises every day. I pray that I may strive for peace and serenity. (Twenty-Four Hours A Day, 18 March)
31/Mar/2010 8:58

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Pushing Beyond

I live each day with confidence and courage, pushing beyond perceived limits in my constant quest of spiritual gain. (Betty J. Eadie, Embraced By The Light, 3 March)

From the seemingly insignificant decisions to those that will ultimately change the course of my life, I always turn to God. (Colleen Zuck, et al., Daily Word For Healing, p. 288)
30/Mar/2010 9:03

Note: Today I'm posting for the 1,500th time to Arrow Prayers. REH

Monday, March 29, 2010

Quieting Our Minds

I will plan quiet times now and then, times when I will commune with God and arise rested and refreshed to carry on the work that God has given me to do.

I pray that I may strengthen my inner life, so that I may find serenity. I pray that my soul may be restored in quietness and peace. (Twenty-Four Hours A Day, 30 January)
29/Mar/2010 10:13

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Get Me Started

Lord, get me started, keep me busy, and thanks for the added boost of energy... (Patricia Lorenz in Daily Guideposts, 27 Feb 1990)
28/Mar/2010 10:07

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Prayer For Quietness

My faith in God grows through the exercise of prayer and through His will in my life. (Betty J. Eadie, Embraced By The Light, 2 February)

I pray for quietness to help me cure my own emotional instability. Let me use serenity to cushion the impact of whatever happens outside of me. (One Day At A Time in Al-Anon, 9 March)
27/Mar/2010 9:02

Friday, March 26, 2010

Port in the Storm

Father, may I be a port in the storm, a lighthouse by the sea, a secret blessing to my friends or to anyone else who needs my support. Bless me to "be there" for them when I am needed and insightful enough to "back off" when I am not. (Betty J. Eadie, Embraced By The Light, 2 March)
26/Mar/2010 8:46

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Spiritual Maturity

One evidence of spiritual maturity is loving God enough to obey Him even when it is difficult. ... Each time we obey, we grow spiritually and each time we disobey we retard our growth. (John MacArthur, Truth For Today, 22 February)

Something begins to happen when we turn to a spiritual idea for our daily guidance. (One Day At A Time in Al-Anon, 20 March)
25/Mar/2010 10:36

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

You Should Be A Light

The power of ... prayer ... does not depend on the one who makes the prayer, but on the one who hears the prayer. (Max Lucado, Grace For The Moment, 21 March)

You should be a light for other people. Live so that they will see the good things you do and will praise your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:16, Max Lucado, Grace For The Moment, 2 March)
24/Mar/2010 7:36

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Angels won't help you solve your problems just because you harp on them constantly. (Richard E. Henthorn, 15 Mar 2010, after One Day At A Time In Al-Anon)

I pray that each day may advance my steps on the road to understanding; that I may leave nothing undone that could have changed the course of my life for the better. (One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 7 February)
23/Mar/2010 8:49

Monday, March 22, 2010

Health Care Reform

Doing God's will is a long-term project. (Toni Sortor & Pamela McQuade, The Word On Life, 2 March)

Lord, renew us even as we grow old, Give us a zest for life and make us bold. (Fred Bauer, Daily Guideposts - 2008, 9 March)

Lord, we give thanks that our leaders saw the way to "do the right thing" and vote to pass the Health Care Reform bill.
22/Mar/2010 10:46

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Please Walk With Me

Dear God, please walk with me today and give me the courage of my convictions. (Scott Walker, Daily Guideposts - 2008, 16 March)
21/Mar/2010 9:22

Friday, March 19, 2010


If we gave as generously to God as we do to our entertainment, imagine the people who could be helped. (Toni Sortor and Pamela McQuade, The Word On Life, 6 February)
19/Mar/2010 8:07

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Details Of Our Lives

If we expect God to be concerned about the details of our lives, we must pay attention to the details of the instructions. (Warren W. Wiersbe, Chapter-by-Chapter Bible Commentary, p. 67)

Make me humble enough to accept a new and more rational view of ... life. (One Day At A Time in Al-Anon, 13 February)
18/Mar/2010 19:35

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


I pray that I may see signs of my growth in ... [new ways of thinking and living]. I pray that I may always keep trying to grow. (Twenty-Four Hours a Day, 3 March)
17/Mar/2010 8:59

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Promise of Spring

Father, thank You for the promise of spring and the happiness it brings. Remind me to take the time to look for it today. (Toni Sortor and Pamela McQuade, The Word On Life, 16 March)
16/Mar/2010 7:40

Monday, March 15, 2010

Arrows of Enemies

Without strong faith, the weapons of Satan and the arrows shot at you by your enemies would pierce and defeat you. (The One Year Mini For Men, 29 January)
15/Mar/2010 8:34

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Unplanned Day

Father, give me the grace to enjoy the adventure of an unplanned day, letting You take me where You will instead of where I will. (Toni Sortor, Daily Guideposts - 1990, 24 February)
14/Mar/2010 9:05

Saturday, March 13, 2010

How Does That Work?

If we knew how prayer works, wouldn't we be God? (Richard E. Henthorn, 4 March 2010)
13/Mar/2010 8:25

Friday, March 12, 2010

The Rose

It is not sentiment but an implicit reality that the condition of dawn and communion with God go together. (Oswald Chambers, Prayer A Holy Occupation, p. 42)

Almighty God, reassure me that my winter shall pass and the frozen earth once again shall bring forth the rose. (Carol Knapp, Daily Guideposts - 1990, 25 February)
12/Mar/2010 7:57

Thursday, March 11, 2010


The wise are cautious and avoid danger: fools plunge ahead with great confidence. (Proverbs 14:16 in The One Year Mini For Men, 17 January)

Trusting oneself is foolish, but those who walk in wisdom are safe. (Proverbs 28:26 in The One Year Mini For Men, 17 January)
11/Mar/2010 10:57

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Inspire My Words

Lord, inspire my words that others might receive joy ... or comfort ... or love ... or some message that will linger in their hearts. (Zona B. Davis, Daily Guideposts - 1986, 21 February)
9/Mar/2010 14:06

Monday, March 8, 2010


I am thankful for the loving support of my family and friends as a I pass through growing times; for their gifts of love and encouragement; and for the sacrifices they have made for me.
(Betty J. Eadie, Embraced By The Light, 23 January)
8/Mar/2010 7:50

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Prayers Fly

From my mouth to your ear, Father, my prayers fly. (Brock Kidd, Daily Guideposts - 2008, 13 February)
7/Mar/2010 8:36

Friday, March 5, 2010


I pray for the steadfastness to read every day, something that will help me to gain understanding. (One Day at a Time in Al-Anon, 23 January)
5/Mar/2010 7:55

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Being Anxious

And which of you by being anxious can add one cubit to his span of life? (Matthew 6:27 (RSV) in Daily Guideposts, 24 Jan 1990)
4/Mar/2010 8:38

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Becoming Spiritual

Becoming a spiritual being ... is an all-out necessity if real magic is your objective in this lifetime. (Dr. Wayne Dyer, Real Magic, p. 40)

Character-building and spiritual values have to come first, material satisfactions are simply by-products and not the chief aims of life. (After, As Bill Sees It, p. 40)
3/Mar/2010 7:07

Tuesday, March 2, 2010


I pray that I may face and accept whatever discipline is necessary. (Twenty-Four Hours a Day, 6 January)
2/Mar/2010 13:12

Monday, March 1, 2010

Every Time

The Lord is close to everyone who prays to Him, to all who truly pray to him. (Psalm 145:18)

Every time we pray our horizon is altered, our attitude to things is altered, not sometimes but every time, and the amazing thing is that we don't pray more. (Oswald Chambers, Prayer A Holy Occupation, p. 40)

Lord, help me to affirm the gift and possibility I glimpse in the lives around me. (Sue Monk Kidd, Daily Guideposts - 1990, 17 January)
1/Mar/2010 7:51