Friday, July 30, 2010


Touch all who grieve today. (Daily Guideposts - 1990, 14 July)
30/Jul/2010 8:24

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The Best

Lord, my sins are numerous and my strengths are few. Help me be the best I can be ... (Toni Sortor and Pamela McQuade, The Word On Life, 20 July) 29/Jul/2010 8:59

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Prayer For A Friend

Lord, this day I ask your blessing on [name] who adds so much to my life. Amen.
(Drue Duke in Daily Guideposts - 1986, 20 July)
28/Jul/2010 9:15

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

A Normal Day

God grant us the miracle of a normal day.
(Brian Doyle in Daily Guideposts - 2008, 21 July)
27/Jul/2010 9:54

Monday, July 26, 2010

Making The Most Of It

Help me to make the most of it.
Julia Attaway, Daily Guideposts - 2008, 15 July)
26/Jul/2010 10:24

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Sabbath Prayer

May the new week come to us, for health, life and all good; may it bring us sustenance, good things, deliverance and consolations. (Woman's Sabbath Prayer, The Promise of a New Day, 21 June) 25/Jul/2010 9:45

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Wise Children

The father of godly children has cause for joy. What a pleasure it is to have wise children. (Proverbs 23:24 in The One-Year Mini For Men, 12 July) 24/Jul/2010 9:43

Friday, July 23, 2010

Fisherman's Prayer

Protect me, O Lord; my boat is so small, and your sea is so big. (Breton Fisherman's Prayer) 23/Jul/2010 8:27

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Give Thanks

Give thanks for prayers answered, renew old prayers ...
(Daily Guideposts - 1990, 15 July) 22/Jul/2010 9:00

Wednesday, July 21, 2010


Lord, I'd like to get where I'm going.
Keep me from going around in circles.
(after Phyllis Hobe, Daily Guideposts - 1986, 10 July)
21/Jul/2010 8:48

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Busy Days

O Lord! thou knowest how busy I must be this day: if I forget Thee, do not Thou forget me. (Sir Jacob Astley)
20/Jul/2010 12:07

Monday, July 19, 2010

God Bless Us

God bless us every one!
(Charles Dickens, "Tiny Tim's Prayer")
19/Jul/2010 8:58

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Take My Hand

Precious Lord, take my hand. Lead me on. Let me stand.
17/Jul/2010 9:13

Friday, July 16, 2010

Jewish Prayer

May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to Thee, O Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer. (Jewish Prayer, conclusion of the "Shemoneh Esrei")
16/Jul/2010 8:58

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Remind Me Of My Ancestors

Father, the next time I feel as though my suffering is unique, remind me of my long line of ancestors who dealt with the same problems and somehow survived it. You were there for them and will be there for me too. (Toni Sortor and Pamela McQuade, The Word On Life, 3 July) 15/Jul/2010 9:55

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

One of our double day lilies

Day By Day

O most merciful redeemer, friend and brother, may we know Thee more clearly, love Thee more dearly, and follow Thee more nearly, day by day. Amen. (Richard of Chichester)

Monday, July 12, 2010

Harvest of Blessings

Don't get tired of doing what is good. Don't get discouraged and give up, for we will reap a harvest of blessings at the appropriate time. (Galatians 6:9 in The One-Year Mini For Men, 7 July)

Sunday, July 11, 2010


Give me the grace to stay calm.
(Wisdom For The Way, Charles Swindoll, p. 181) 11 Jul 2010

Saturday, July 10, 2010


May the storms of life be gentle showers and the light of God's love shine brightly upon your pathway. (South Carolina anonymous, As We Understood, p. 228) 10/Jul/2010 7:44

Friday, July 9, 2010


To enjoy your work and to accept your lot in life - that is indeed a gift from God. (Ecclesiastes 5:19 (TLB) in Daily Guideposts - 2008, 2 July 9/Jul/2010 9:45

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Spiritual Development

The process of enlightenment is usually slow. ... The willingness to grow is the essence of all spiritual development. (As Bill Sees It, p. 171) 8/Jul/2010 9:51

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Act As If

It isn't enough for us to say we believe that Jesus can take care of our problems. We need to act as if he can. (His Miracles, Day 143) 7/Jul/2010 9:11

Tuesday, July 6, 2010


Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them. (Ephesians 4:29 in The One-Year Mini For Men, 22 June) 6/Jul/2010 8:02

Monday, July 5, 2010

Strengthen Me

Bless me as I grow, and strengthen me when I am weak. (Betty J. Eadie, Embraced by the Light, 19 June) 5/Jul/2010 8:39

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Pray For Our Nation

Pray for our nation. Pray that it will be protected by God's mighty hand. Pray for our leaders to be humble and wise, able to discern right from wrong, and to be champions of the needy and helpless.

A nation that condones and endorses immorality is subject to judgment and will eventually collapse from the inside out. A nation that collectively worships the one true God will stand firm.
(The One-Year Mini For Men, 4 July, with minor modification)

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Way of a Fool

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise. (Proverbs 12:15 in Daily Guideposts - 1990, 26 May) 3/Jul/2010 10:24

Friday, July 2, 2010

Pray In The Spirit

Pray in the Spirit at all times with all kinds of prayers, asking for everything you need. (Max Lucado, Grace For The Moment, 19 June) 2/Jul/2010 8:05

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Many Words

They continue saying things that mean nothing, thinking that God will hear them because of their many words. (Matthew 6:7)
1/Jul/2010 9:26