Monthly Archives: January 2009

Focus on your priorities

There is a story involving Yogi Berra, the well-known catcher for the New York Yankees, and Hank Aaron, who at that time was the chief power hitter for the Milwaukee Braves. The teams were playng in the World Series, and … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Today

Dear Father, I thank You for this day. I know that today was not promised to me, but it is a gift from You. Dear God, You know the pain I have today from what has happened in my life. … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Today

As I pray today, “Let me hear what God will speak, For God will speak peace to the people…To those who turn to God in their hearts.” (Psalm 85:8-13) Lord God, I am aware that there is nothing in my life … Continue reading

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Rick Warren’s Inaugural Prayer, January 20

Let us pray. Almighty God, our Father, everything we see and everything we can’t see exists because of you alone. It all comes from you. It all belongs to you. It all exists for your glory. History is your story. … Continue reading

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Prayer for Presidential Inauguration Day

I pray for my new president, Barack Obama, as he is sworn in as the 44th president of our country at 12:00 noon today.  I pray for his safety and God’s complete protection and protection over the city of Washington, D.C. and its … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Today

Lord, You are the God greatly feared in the counsel of the holy ones, and before You the angels cry Holy, Holy, Holy. There is no one else like You, a God of justice, compassion, and wisdom. Lord I come … Continue reading

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A Prayer for today

Lord, I am so grateful that You made me in Your image.  I realize that my sin and weaknesses keep others from seeing Your image in my life.  I desire to reflect You and I thank You that through Christ’s precious blood … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Today

Here I am, standing on the edge.  I can’t make it alone anymore.  I fall to my knees,  Lord, I give up. Forgive me.  I’ve come to the place,  Where you are is what I need.  I have no one … Continue reading

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Unhitch that Burden

This story is apparently true: “On Lake Isabella, east of Bakersfield, California, some folks, new to boating, were having problems. No matter how hard they tried, they couldn’t get their brand new 22 ft. boat going. It was very sluggish … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Today

A New Year Prayer   Holy Father, God of our yesterdays, our today, and our tomorrows. We praise You for Your unequaled greatness. Thank You for the year behind us and for the year ahead.   Help us in Your … Continue reading

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