Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Enter through the narrow gate. ~Matthew 7:13

Dear Lord, first I need to get rid of some excess baggage. Love, AC

Monday, June 21, 2010

Worthless is human help. ~Psalm 60:13

Dear Lord, when will I finally learn that you alone are my best and surest helper? Love, AC

Sunday, June 20, 2010

But who do you say that I am? ~Luke 9:20

You, dear Lord, are my God and my All. Love, AC

Saturday, June 19, 2010

No one can serve two masters. ~Matthew 6:24

Dear Lord, I am happiest when I serve you. Love, AC

Friday, June 18, 2010

For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be. ~Matthew 6:21

"Fairest Lord Jesus...Thee will I cherish, Thee will I honor, thou, my soul's glory, joy, and crown." Love, AC

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Your Father knows what you need before you ask him. ~Matthew 6:8

And still, dear Lord, you love to hear me ask. Love, AC

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

So will the king desire your beauty. ~Psalm 45:12

Dear Lord, me, beautiful? Oh my, now you're making me blush! Love, AC

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Love your enemies. Matthew 5:44

Dear Lord, they are Your gift to me, too, just as my friends are. Love, AC

Monday, June 14, 2010

Should anyone press you into service for one mile, go with him for two miles. ~Matthew 5:41

Dear Lord, teach me to give and not to count the cost. Love, AC

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Simon, I have something to say to you. ~Luke 7:40

Dear Lord, I am all ears. Love, AC

Saturday, June 12, 2010

But Mary and Joseph did not understand what Jesus said to them. ~Luke 2:50

Dear Jesus, especially when I don't understand, I trust in You. Love, AC

Friday, June 11, 2010

Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep. ~Luke 15:6

Dear Lord, how good it is to be found by you! Love, AC

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Never repeat a conversation. ~Sirach 19:7

Dear Lord, sometimes it's so hard for me to keep my mouth shut. Love, AC

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

How long will you straddle the issue? ~1 Kings 18:21

Dear Lord, how well you know my wavering heart! Love, AC

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Lift up the light of your face on us, O Lord. ~Psalm 4:7

Only then, dear Lord, will I be able to radiate your love. Love, AC

Monday, June 7, 2010

The Lord will guard your coming and your going both now and forever. ~Ps 121:8

Dear Lord, with you I can never get lost. Love, AC

Sunday, June 6, 2010

"Give them some food yourselves." ~ Luke 9:13

Dear Lord, today I will give others the food that You give me -- Yourself. Love, AC

Saturday, June 5, 2010

My mouth is filled with thy praise, and with thy glory all the day. ~Psalm 71:8

Dear Lord, what a happy song is mine to sing! Love, AC

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Teach me your paths. ~Psalm 25:4

Then, dear Lord, I'll know where I am going. Love, AC

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

He is not God of the dead but of the living. ~Mark 12:27

Dear Lord, because you live, I live. Love, AC

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Fill us at daybreak with your kindness that we may shout for joy and gladness all our days. . ~Psalm 90:14

Dear Lord, just to be able to open my eyes each morning is reason enough for me to rejoice all day long. Love, AC

Monday, May 31, 2010

Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste. ~Luke 1:39

Dear Lord, today I will hurry to do your will. Love, AC

Sunday, May 30, 2010

And I was daily his delight. ~Proverbs 8:30

Dear God, am I really your delight? Love, AC

Saturday, May 29, 2010

For you my soul thirsts. ~Psalm 63:2

Dear Lord, only you can satisfy me. Love, AC

Friday, May 28, 2010

Beloved, do not be surprised that a trial by fire is occurring among you. ~1 Peter 4:12

Dear Jesus, your way is always the way of the Cross. Love, AC

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Long for pure spiritual milk. ~1 Peter 2:2

Dear Lord, no junk food for me! Love, Alice Claire

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

You do not know what you are asking. ~Mark 10:38

Dear Lord, please disregard all my foolish, self-serving requests. Love, AC

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies! ~Psalm 143:9

Especially the ones in my heart, dear Lord, for they are many. Love, AC

Monday, May 24, 2010

Holy and awesome is your name. ~Psalm 111:9

Dear Jesus, I never get tired of singing your name. Love, AC

Sunday, May 23, 2010

You renew the face of the earth. ~Psalm 104:30

Dear Lord, thank you for sending your Spirit to make us a new creation. Love, AC

Saturday, May 22, 2010

The Holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name will teach you everything. ~John 14:26

Dear Lord, make me teachable. Love, AC

Friday, May 21, 2010

As far as the east is from the west, so far have our sins been removed from us. ~Psalm 103:12
Dear Lord, you not only forgive, you also forget. Love, AC

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup. ~Psalm 16:5

Dear Lord, I have chosen the best. Love, AC

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

But now I am coming to you. ~John 17:13
Dear Lord, I better get busy so I'll be ready when you come. Love, AC

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up. ~Psalm 68:19
Dear Lord, you always lift me up. Love, AC

Monday, May 17, 2010

But I am not alone, because the Father is with me. ~John 16:32

Dear Lord, with you, I am never alone. Love, AC

Sunday, May 16, 2010

God mounts his throne amid shouts of joy. ~Psalm 47:6

Dear Lord, take me with you to the Father. Love, AC

Saturday, May 15, 2010

You visit the earth and water it. ~Psalm 65:10
Dear Lord, what a storm last night! Today everything is all sparkly. Love, AC

Friday, May 14, 2010

He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and everyone that does he prunes so that it bears more fruit. ~John 15:2
Dear Lord, sometimes it hurts to grow. Love, AC

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth every kind of plant that bears seed." ~Genesis 1:11
Dear Lord, those luscious strawberries on my morning cereal made a bright and happy start to my day. Love, AC