Dear Lord, help me to remember that you do not want me to grovel as though I were a slave. Since I am made in your image, I must love myself as I love you. Amen.
who expects everything to be letter perfect never gets very far into the
Beginning right now I will exercise a healthy new interest in life, its function in and through me and its spiritual origin. God's blessings of life, light and love flow through me . Amen
get much done by starting tomorrow.
Bless me, Lord , and heal me of every prejudice, every jealously and every envy. Thank you for your care. Amen.
way to get ahead - isn't very.
Dear Lord, let me not waste time on things that keep me from searching you out. Your wisdom and mercy are mine if I will take time to ask . Amen.
is the ability to eat just one salted peanut.
Dear Lord, help me to control my feelings of jealously and envy. I know material things are not more important than your love but I need to be reminded of that. Amen.
thread that binds humanity to itself is kindness.
Heavenly Father, teach me to trust in your love and to leave my life in your hands. I know you will let no harm come to me. Amen.
behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies
Dear God, grant me patience with my imperfections and the will to strive to do your will. Amen.
to break off with friends who sin, I would be friendless.
Gracious God, even when I feel lost, I know you are near and will never forsake me. Please keep me close to your heart. Amen.
shouldn't be waist baskets.
When there is a need for wisdom and understanding, I will be supportive and loving. I trust the all-knowing, all-powerful spirit of God. Amen.
I will choose to work with God's purposes, not against them.
When I seek God in all that I do, I am amazed at the wondrous ways in which He works. Amen.
of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones.
Dear God, close my lips, open my heart, and let me exalt you in silent reverence this day. Amen.
could see ourselves as others see us, we'd probably deny it.
Thank you , Lord, for holding my hand. Guide me in reaching out to others. May I be a channel of your peace and calmness where there is fear and anxiety. Amen.
is one who stands by you in times of trouble you wouldn't have had if you
hadn't married him.
Dear Lord, at the end of this day , let me not forget your blessings, care and guidance you have so generously bestowed upon me. Amen.
happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go.
O God, awaken me to what I am and help me become the most I can be for you. Amen.
their faith like a bus -- they ride on it while it is going their way.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Amen.
Romans 15 : 13Don't be content with being average. Average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top.
O merciful God, I do not often hear the silent cries for help of those around me. Make me less busy, more in tune and more compassionate toward those who hurt. Amen.
you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do
Thank you, dear Lord, for the times you healed my sorrow, dried my tears and mended my hurt heart. Amen.
one dodge after another - cars, taxes, and responsibilities.
Dear God, thank you for the infinitely valuable gift of other people. Help me remember the love with which you created each one. Amen.
up the day you have first real laugh - at YOURSELF.
When I bask in self-pity, dear Lord , take my hand to show me those who are truly suffering and fill me with desire to ease their pain. Amen.
who rows the boat generally doesn't have time to rock it.
Almighty Lord, help me to be receptive to your word and to live according to your commandments. Amen.
look like the photo on your passport, you really are not well enough to
When I am in the shadows, dear Lord, help me to trust and not be afraid, knowing you are there. Amen.
There are lot of people who never forget a kind deed - if they did it.
O Lord, I have so many imperfections. I try to be aware of them and reform my ways but often fall back. Grant me patience with myself. Amen.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die or when. You can only decide how you're going to live. NOW!!
Loving God, thank you for the wonders in small things. Guide my eyes today to see them. Amen.
bungle raising your children, whatever else you do well doesn't matter
Dear Father, today I will try to command more and condemn less. Keep me mindful of this promise all through this day. Amen.
are faced with a decision, make the decision as wisely as possible -- then
forget it. The moment of absolute certainty never arrives.
O Lord, give me strength and courage for the days ahead and make me ever mindful of your overwhelming love for me. Amen.
ask God for what you think is good ; ask Him for what He thinks is good
Dear God, doubts fill me. Help me not to make my faith dependent upon the things I pray for and don't get. Amen.
way to get people interested in a project is to tell them it is none of
Merciful Lord, cleanse me from all the prejudices I harbor within me. Forgive me for all the injustices of my pride. Amen.
is born with the need to be loved -- and never outgrows it.
Dear Lord, I need your hand on my shoulder so that I may feel worthy. I need to feel your love. Be with me this day . Amen.
carry their knowledge as they do their watches -- not for display, but
for their own use.
Our Father, help me to seek good in those whose lives touch mine. Guide me so that I build rather than destroy lives. Amen.
give without loving, but we cannot love without giving.
Please, dear Lord, let your infinite patience and goodness fill me today. Stand by me; let me feel your hand on my shoulder. Amen.
Often, the apple of a parent's eye is the kid who is rotten to the core.