Monday morning Prayer: Our Heavenly Father, I come today with a prayer for less and not for more. May You grant us less stress in our everyday life; may we have less anger on things that really have no bearing on our journey to return to You; may we have less selfish thoughts so we may think of others; may You grant us less turmoil so we can think clearly as to what is important and what is trivial; may we have less division amongst ourselves to be the one human race You created. May we have less distractions so we may stay on the right path. All of these things in lessened amounts will give us more blessings of peace, love, charity and hope. I humbly ask these things for all of us in the world to honor YOU who gives us ALL. In Your Holy Name do I pray. Amen
Good morning Lord, it is me praying to you and as I usually like to thank You for all You have blessed us with, all of the tough times you have brought us through, the wisdom You share with us, and the lessons we have been taught. You are at our beginning and You will be with us at the end or as we know, our new beginning. Today, we face challenges and we trust You are there, guiding us and giving us strength to do Your Bidding today and everyday. We appreciate and feel humbled by the magnificent blessings which have been bestowed on so many and I trust those in need, including us will have your Divine Grace in each and every move we make. Please grant those who are facing sickness or loss of a loved one the comfort and healing only You can grant. Please Dear Lord, hear our prayers and those who are seeking You that they will find peace through Your Mercy, Forgiveness and Comfort. Humbly do I pray and others are praying in Your Holy Name. Amen
Friday Morning Prayer: In all things, Heavenly Father, may we humble ourselves and give thanks for all things good. May we realize without You, we are just pieces of clay waiting to be shaped into something useful and worthy to have been created. May we gain wisdom as we go forth in life, making it easier for us to make wiser decisions, solve problems, create good solutions while knowing this wisdom comes from You. May we love with our hearts open, our eyes shut, and give love to the seemingly unlovable. May we lend a hand when we are weary, understanding the one in need is wearier than us. Lord, this day has been given to all of us reading and hopefully praying to You for us to do your bidding, not ours. Grant us the strength, faith, and courage to do what needs completing and start the things which need to be started. We give You, Our Divine Father all of the praise and glory, in honor and worship do we come. In Your Holy Name, Amen
Lunch time Prayer:
Our Heavenly Father, before we stop and eat may we bow our heads in reverence to You on behalf of all those in dire straits today, including all of your people in the flood ridden areas; all of the families and victims of the recent shooting in Oregon; all of the sick and injured in our world; all of the homeless including our war torn veterans who are still fighting internal fights and dealing with health and financial issues; all of our people who feel divided by whatever differences provoked by themselves or outside influences; all of the young people who have not been afforded a stable home environment but are subjected to negative influences. We ask for Your Guidance in showing us how to effectively love and help all of your children in any way we can. Please Lord, let us do this willingly and not because politicians or government tells us but let us listen to Your Word and open our hearts to show the fallen and the forgotten some of Your Grace, Your Forgiveness, Your Love, and Your Strength. To You, we humbly give Our Hearts and Our Souls for Your Glory and not ours. In Your Holy Name, we thank You for each blessing You Give to All of Us. Amen
Fall Prayer Thought: As the seasons change, so must we be willing to change; to learn new skills; exercise newly found talents; stop old and/or bad habits; change our ways of communication by listening more and talking less; change old feelings of anger or grudges into more compassionate ways of understanding each other; and change from feeling the world is to serve us into a feeling of desiring to help others. Some things are not meant to change and these are love, faith, charity, hope, and compassion….they are unseasonable, year round, and priceless! Happy Fall and may you find reasons to smile! ALM
Sunday Morning Prayer: Our Heavenly Father, I come to you humbly for help for all of us needing Your Wisdom in the big picture of Your Divine Love. We are not to look at anyone’s physical looks, status in life, circumstances, addictions, or vices with judgment. When we study Your Word, it shows us You love us all and none of us are above judgment by You Alone and we are no less but no better. May we know each heart, no matter how blackened, can be saved and made pure by Your Loving Mercy. May we join in love and prayer for anyone who has not sought salvation through You Dear Lord. We can share how great Your Love has been and will be in our lives if we listen to Your Holy Word and live in love. May You Bless the weak, heal the sick, humble the arrogant, and bless the faithful. In God’s Holy Name do I pray along with others. Amen
Our Heavenly Father, I come to You humbly to enter my heart and soften any hardness; enter my mind to clear it from all of the fog of life; enter my hands to do Thy Will and not mine; enter my legs to walk to the need of someone else; enter my soul as You entered years ago and stir it up with a revival of Your Love, Kindness, Forgiveness and Grace. Then Dear Lord, bring my heart, mind, body and soul the courage to serve You all the days of my life. May Your Love and Spirit including Your Healing Power find Its Way into all of the hearts and bodies needing You and Your Grace tonight. Reverently and Lovingly, I thank You for all of the blessings bestowed, prayed for, and yet to come in Your Holy Name, Amen
Our Heavenly Father, please clear my vision so I may see the good in others. Please tune my hearing so I can hear the good words from others. Please soften my heart so I can feel the love in others’ hearts. Please open my mind Dear Father to interpret what I think in a positive way to understand how others think. Before you grant me these blessings of life; purify my soul to soak in all of these blessings for me to honor YOU in all things. Humbly and receptive I am your servant. Amen.
Lord, as I start this weekend, I ask for a reverent spirit of love. I do not understand all of this turmoil and confusion people are engaging. Grant me peace and trust of Your Divine plan and for me to stay steadfast in my belief and faith. Keep me Lord from being tempted to say anything outside of Your desired Word. Please God , keep me focused on the most important issue of gaining a place in Your Heavenly Place. Remind me Dear Lord, no matter what is happening in this world, it is up to me to stand true to what You taught me and not mankind. I am happy to share my belief with anyone but if they choose to believe differently; Faith is between the individual and You Dear Lord. Let me remember I am a sinner saved by Your Grace and Blood. This day is a blessing and I thank You for each day You give me. Lord, keep the children safe and help provide them with food and shelter. Soften any heart which has turned from You and show them Your Forgiving Love. In humbleness and love do I pray for and with others, in Your Holy Name, Amen
May I face today with gladness. May I overcome any sadness. May a light from above guide my way. May I see goodness abundant throughout the day. May I share my love with many. May I give Our God thanks for blessings for any.ALM
Tonight before I close my eyes for this night’s rest, I want to give thanks for the blessings which have been bestowed. I ask for God to wrap us all in your protective arms for whatever You have planned for us tomorrow and shine through our souls for more than just business and everyday tasks. Please Lord grant us the blessing of inspiring someone who is in need of Your Love and Forgiving Spirit. May you use us in Your Way and we dedicate it to be Your Day. Humbly in Your Divine Name do we pray. Amen.
Dear Lord, as I come before you on this beautifully blessed day I praise You. I realize and recognize Your wisdom in affording me the blessing of learning. I also sense Your Grace in understanding my human weaknesses and working me through them. I feel Your Kindness in the deeds others do on my behalf and for others I love. Lord, I pray today to do the right things; say the right words; feel love and compassion for all people; understand and exercise patience for others who are struggling; and most importantly, may I humbly dedicate this day with everything I am granted to You, Our Giver of all things. With so much love and praise in my heart Amen
Our Heavenly Father, On this blessed day you have given us the blessing of life, may we see the glory in our blessings. Each day may present challenges but in those challenges, You give us strength to face them and become stronger. Each day we are given opportunities to talk with someone about Your Grace. We can pray with and for others as well as our needs with the faith You will hear our prayers and in accordance with Thy Will we are assured You will not forsake us. How wonderful is this promise! Find us in your favor even in our unworthiness because You love each one of us. Forgive us of our weakness and transgressions. In a humble spirit and a thankful heart, we ask for You to be present in our lives today and everyday. In Your Great Name, we pray. Amen
As I lay me down to sleep, with sad news I may want to weep. Then I think God is great and is never late. He will heal my sad heart so I wait. May I sleep with faith God will grant our needs as God is Great.
(written after reading of several friends facing serious situations) ALM
Dear Heavenly Father, my heart would be so heavy this morning without Your Grace being with me. So many of your children are facing so many serious and critical health issues; we come to You for them. Lord, we have witnessed Your Divine Healing Power through others and we ask in a united prayer to bless each and every one who is in need to feel Your Hand on their bodies and in their hearts. We believe and we trust in You to guide their treatments, surgeries, and recoveries as only You can do. When You touched my heart and soul, I felt Your Almighty Power and I feel it today. As one of your children, I give my concern for them to You, knowing You are their cure and their medical miracle. Asking humbly and with love for You God and for all of my family, friends, and all others who are in need. Please give comfort to all of us who have lost loved ones and hurt by their absence. Humbly do I pray and ask others to join this prayer with love and devotion and in Your HOLY Name. Amen. 10/02/2014
Our Heavenly Father, may we pray for others today without thinking of ourselves. May we pray for those engaged and in harm’s way. May we ask of You, Dear Lord to protect those who are not walking in Your Way until they can find their way to You. May we pray for those who do not have food or shelter or clothes and may we find it in our hearts to give to those people to relieve their pain. May we ask for guidance to pray in the right way for all of the people who disagree with our beliefs and for us to pray we are right in what we believe to stay steadfast in accordance with Thy Holy Word. May we pray to stay humble so we may witness to others and their ears will be ready to hear about How Great Thou Art. May we Dear Lord see others’ needs before our needs and be selfless in our walk. We ask, not for ourselves today, but for all of Your Children’s needs /to be restored and made whole. In Your Holy Name do we pray. Amen 07/31/2014
Dear Lord, When I came to you with my heart and soul in my hand and begged you to forgive me; YOU did. When I have come to you many times feeling unworthy; YOU made me feel loved. When I needed Your help in deciding what to do: YOU gave me confidence YOU were in control and to relax. What I am coming to you this morning is to THANK YOU for taking such good care of me. While YOU were helping me; YOU were taking care of ll of YOUR children. May I use today for YOUR will and not mine. In YOUR Holy Name, AMEN 07/30/2014
Dear Lord, As we rise today to your splendid beauty in this otherwise stressful world, we honor You in all things. In everything, may we give thanks and may we remember it all comes from You and not our feeble attempts. It is You who glorifies and magnifies our insignificant talents. May we know without You, we are the unshaped pieces of clay, but with You, we are pieces of art; masterpieces, and rare gems. We have, with Your Divine Help, wisdom to invent, sing, write, draw, speak, motivate, lead, or support Your desires for Your Purpose. All efforts without You in the forefront are futile and are temporary. Only what we do in Your Holy Name do You Dear Lord sanctify and glorify. We are tiny specks in Your Universe but we recognize Your magnificent Love and Mercy which is evident in our lives. May we continue to seek Your Word and to Honor and Worship You in a humble, obedient way expecting no earthly glory, but redemption in Your Eyes is our prayer today and in Your Holy Name do we ask these things, Amen 07/06/2014
Dear Lord, Before this day has passed too soon, please let me offer a prayer and ask others to join with me on behalf of the unspoken prayers. You have taught me Dear Lord I don’t have to know the need specifically. All I need to know to ask you for help is they have a need. I ask that all who are in need, ask us to pray, but also to pray themselves. I learned from you Dear Lord, it doesn’t have to be a fancy prayer or spoken by any great person. You hear all of our prayers in a single sentence. Help me Lord. Please know by Your Divine Powers and Wisdom, we can never lift ourselves up; we can only pray You show Your Mercy in our times of need. Please give all of us the strength and courage to come to you asking for help as we recognize we are nothing without YOU. We ask for mercy, forgiveness, grace and comfort and we give You the Praise and the Glory for all things. In Your Holy Name, humbly do we pray. Amen 05/31/2014
Our Heavenly Father, we come to you on this day when we honor the fallen who honored our freedom and our country so highly they paid the ultimate price. May we remember while we live in freedom; they died for the same freedom. While we are with our families; their families are without them. While we are honoring their sacrifice, may we acknowledge how war is the enemy and not any soldier. May we honor their loyalty and courage to face adversity and even death for all to enjoy every day, not just one time a year. May You God give us the courage to speak up for the living soldiers’ behalf for our country as a whole to treat them with dignity. There are those who may not have given their lives but were and are willing to do the same thing as those who have fallen. Please protect each and every soldier who is serving, has served, or will serve and we honor the fallen today with your mercy and grace and in Your Holy Name, Amen 05/26/2014
May today, Dear God, we drop all of our earthly pride and egos, and consider those who are not as fortunate, not as healthy, not as blessed to have a great marriage, not as secure in themselves, not as comfortable in their surroundings, or not as safe as we are in our homes. It is for us to be thankful of our blessings we have received and at the same time, reaching out to those of us who are struggling, hurting, fearful, or homeless and see what we can do to help. We do give thanks; we do give You the praise; and we do call upon Your Mighty Name to reach down and find shelter for those in need; heal those who need Your Divine Healing; and give peace and comfort to those struggling in relationships or are feeling lost, alone, or hurting from the loss of a loved one. You are the answer and we give you the worship, the honor and the praise and in Your Holy Name, we come before you humbly asking for grace and forgiveness. Amen. 05/252014
Dear Lord, this morning I come to you earnestly to give thanks for all things. To know I am given an opportunity to receive, to believe, to give, to trust, to worship and to share my love for You, without having to be anything other than myself without having to be anyone famous and just being the soul You saved. May I Dear Lord never forget how You loved me, as unworthy as I am, to have the promise of eternity in Your Presence if I remain faithful. In Your Holy Name, I give You the Glory and the Praise. Amen 05/19/2014
IN HONOR OF NATIONAL PRAYER DAY, MAY 1, 2014:
Let us pray today, united and in separate, private prayers for both spoken and unspoken needs. Let us not limit Our God in whatever needs we have no matter how large and impossible to our human spirits, but rely on God’s Limitless and Magnificent Power. May we pray without ceasing with love and faith in our hearts. God listens when we pray; He answers while we are still and faithfully waiting on His Answers. May your prayers be answered and your hearts be filled with love and hope is my prayer for all in need and we all are in need of God’s help. In Our Lord’s name, Amen
With your help Lord I made an effort to express my faith in You today. With You in my heart, I was able to feel joy even in the midst of a lot of pain and loss felt by so many people I care about because I knew and still know how much You love all of us. With so many things to be thankful, I bow my head tonight before sleeping, I give You all of the praise for all blessings and comfort and peace on the things we cannot change. Humbly do I ask for forgiveness if I have hurt anyone in my daily contact and with worship I ask these things in Your Holy Name Amen
With bones and muscles aching, we still rise with thankfulness in our hearts to see another sunrise, to take nourishment, to give and receive love, to see, speak and hear if we have been blessed to do these things, to accept the things we cannot change, and forgive as we have been forgiven, to be able to grieve when we have lost and rejoice when we have been given a new little life to love. With all of the aches and pains of growing older, they are so minor in comparison to the good things God has given us! Thank You Lord for this beautiful day You created.
Dear Lord, today may we go about our daily lives with You as our shield of protection for our faith, our families, our friends, our jobs, and our communities. On days of losses may we fall on our faces and thank you for the opportunities you gave us to those loving souls. On days of blessings bestowed, may we fall on our knees so humbly to give You the praise and thanks for even the tiniest of blessings and for the many large blessings we have been blessed to receive. On the days, we may find ourselves in a confused state; may we go to prayer for Your Divine Power of Clarity to sanctify our minds for direction to stay on Your Path and not to be distracted by things we have no control over. On this day may we Honor, Praise, and Worship to the fullest extent of our hearts, minds and our souls. Humbly do we pray, In Your Holy Name, Amen. 03/18/2014
I can make you as clean as freshly fallen snow. Even if you are stained as red as crimson, I can make you as white as wool.” I John 1:7
Dear Lord as we end another year so filled with good blessings and also filled with sad events, trials, losses, and a lot of confusion on how things need and should be done; we have had many prayers sent up on behalf of a lot of sick people and some have made it through those times and we thank You for their healings. Some have fulfilled their life on earth and we pray they are celebrating this New Year coming in without any worry on what the next one will bring. We thank You Lord for this year and we know that You are what we need for the upcoming one because I feel a lot of us might not be seeing this new year come without Your Divine Help. Lord, the only resolution I plan on making and I made this commitment several years ago. Year in; year out; as long as I have You in my heart and soul; there is never a bad time just times we need to trust in Your Love, Forgiveness and Grace. May 2014 find all of us praising You for the blessings you have in store for us. Thanking you for the Past; Thanking You for the Present; and Thanking You for the Future; but most importantly thanking You for Eternity. Happy New Year Lord with humbleness and gratitude in my heart. Amen
Dear Lord, as we worship you today, we ask humbly for validation when there is uncertainty. We ask humility where there is recognition and for confirmation it is by Thy Hands we are given talents. We ask for a charitable heart when needs of others superimpose over our own. We ask for clarity when there is confusion and we ask for peace when we cannot resolve differences. Dear Lord, I realize this is a lot to ask but we ask for love in all things and to have any hate to dissolve. You are the answer, You are the resolution; and You are the comfort we seek. In Your Holy Name, we humbly bow without fear or reservation to honor and worship You. Amen.
I paused for a few minutes at lunch and gave thanks not for just the food alone, but for the ability to have God in our lives; for us to be able to call on him when we hear someone is in need of God’s divine power; for us to believe and trust in His Grace to see beyond our weaknesses and failures and encourage us to be the best we can be; and for giving us our families and friends to stand united for His good and will. It is a great feeling to know I have God by my side and that makes me courageous in life. Lord, I thank you again! Enough praise is never enough praise!
Dear Lord, sometimes I fail to do all I could do to please you. Sometimes Lord, I need the reminders you give me to do better. Sometimes, I do learn so much from the mistakes I have made and always Lord, if I listen with my heart and soul to You; I do good. All things are possible, Only with you Lord, and thankfully so, I praise You for loving me. Humbly, your child, with love in my heart and joy in my soul. Amen!
Our Great God in Heaven, may we come to you in reverence asking for your forgiveness for taking You for granted, allowing non believers to remove you from the places we need You to be present; for not voicing our beliefs so others may understand why ALL of us need You; for not thanking You enough for Your many blessings. As a people, as individuals, we have failed YOU. As a child of God, lead me t…o choose the right path of communication to express my love for you, my God and to encourage all of your children to gather strength, build courage, and stand up and say “I am a child of A Mighty God, hear me that I love Him and worship Him.” God for us to be strong, we have to have strength from you as we are nothing without Your Loving Power and Grace. Humbly, and lovingly, I ask for me and others to join together in Your Name, Amen.
Dear Lord, sometimes when I think I am making headway with my life and my soul, along will come along a day like today, filled with trials and burdens. I feel weak without your strength and I have to lean on You more than other days. Please allow me to draw energy, compassion, and understanding as my own body and mind seems drained. Fill me up so that I can be a tool and vessel. I feel like I move… mountains with you by my side. I feel a pin is heavy without your strength. Guide me with your eyes as mine seem tired tonight; let me listen with your hearing so that I will not listen to things I don’t need to hear; and let me sing with my heart filled from Your ever flowing well of comforting hymns which will soothe the problems of the day. Lord you are everything I need to erase the hard days and replace them with joyous tomorrows. I will rest in Your Arms tonight and look forward to a new day tomorrow. In Your Divine and Powerful Name, Amen!
Dear Lord, while your light shines so brightly in so many lives, it seems to blind others who cannot get past the light to feel Your mighty Love! Let them feel your warmth so their eyes will open wide enough to let you in. Their fear, like I had in the past, keeps them from seeing Your Splendor, Your Kindness, Your Grace and Your Forgiving Spirit. Remove their fear and open their hearts and true joy will fill them. In Your Holy Name, asking for forgiveness for anything not pleasing in Your Eyes, and giving You all of the Praise for today’s blessings and for all of the ones to come. Amen!
Dear God, it is on days like today and other tragic days, we seem to want answers and reasons for why and it is not easy for some to know that You were there on those days. Please give those who doubt the faith of the survivors who prayed for a miracle and it was given. Please give to those who lost loved ones comfort as you had a different plan for them. Please forgive us for any unclean or unloving thoughts we have about these days or our lives. Please grant us wisdom so that we may see the eternal truth about life and our existence and purpose. We need to understand evil is part of this life and we need your strength to resist it. May you shower Your Love on all in need today and may You wrap Your Divine Protection around all of our military and grant them safe passage home. In Your Powerful name, we humbly pray. Amen.
Lord, I see so many suffering in this world today. Some are suffering by no fault of their own and some are suffering because of unwise decisions and addictions. For all of us, You are the answer and the reason for believing in something other than ourselves. With Your Grace and Love, we rise and without it, we are lost in ourselves. Please touch hearts and soften them; please heal when others say they cannot be healed; remove the addictions and fill bodies with love; forgive us and let us forgive others and grant us love, charity, peace and good health is our prayer today in Your Holy Name, Amen.
This morning Lord, I am looking for direction in my life. I have been blessed and I feel Your Plan is in movement in my life. Please Lord, help me make the right decisions in what You would have me do. Whatever direction You lead me, I want to follow You on this path. You have all of the wisdom and I have faith! It may be a humble undertaking and I am pleased to be whatever You see as the fulfillment of Your work in my life and my soul. May You reach others who are praying for guidance in their lives. May You give us all peace and comfort and a forgiving heart as we ask for forgiveness in anything we have done unpleasing. We praise You for deliverance from worrying about things You already have put the perfect plan in place. We give You the Praise, the Glory, and We are not afraid to worship You and tell others We are Your Children by Your Grace. Humbly in Your Holy Name, Amen!
Lord, as I face today with all of its challenges and opportunities, let me be reminded of your goodness, your blessings on so many of us, your grace when we are not full of grace, your forgiveness when we are not in the light of your love, and for humbleness to stay in your light. Lord, remind me of my smallness and your strength; my human weakness and your almighty power. Lord lift my heart to a spirit of loving, giving, and forgiving. Lord forgive me of my shortcomings as they are many and remind me to ask for your help in all things and remind me prayer is powerful and prayers of thanks are even more powerful. In all things, on all days, I pray You are walking with me and others to live a life fulfilling to Your Purpose, not mine. In Your Holy Name do I pray, humbly, Amen!
Lord, please allow me the gift of humbleness today and allow me to shine for Your Purpose not mine. I ask for a voice, a word, an act of kindness which will give a soul a chance to hear Your Voice, Your Grace and Your Forgiveness. The light of life You have given me is to be shared with others and I pray for a blessing to share my testimony with someone who needs You in their life. I pray for wisd…om as I am nothing without You, but able to do wondrous things through you. Grant me a pure thought to share. Lord before I can go forward, I ask for forgiveness of any thought unpleasing to You or Your Plan. I thank you for everything You have blessed me with and for always being by my side. I pray for all of those suffering as I know You have the power to heal them and the world if it be Your Will. In Your Holy Name, I pray, AMEN!
I give thanks this morning Lord, for your hand on me and giving me strength to resist the foods which having been holding me down, giving me a positive attitude without resentment and only with appreciation and humbleness going forward in my health. Thank you for the 14 pounds You have taken away be encouraging my efforts. Thank you for the support from my family and my friends as it shows me I am… loved and cared for. Please Lord, stay beside me and all others who are in need of Your Power for without You, we are nothing; with You, we are so strong. My day is Your Day and I pray You will use me for Your Purpose today. Humbly I pray for everyone including me in need of your Healing Power, your Strength, your Mercy and Forgiveness in Your Blessed Name. Amen.