Happy Thanksgiving, dear friends! Join with me in giving God thanks by meditating on this beautiful Thanksgiving prayer/poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
We Thank Thee
by: Ralph Waldo Emerson
For flowers that bloom about our feet,
Father, we thank Thee.
For tender grass so fresh, so sweet,
Father, we thank Thee.
For the song of bird and hum of bee,
For all things fair we hear or see,
Father in heaven, we thank Thee. Continue reading “A Beautiful Thanksgiving Blessing [by Ralph Waldo Emerson]”
It’s the simple things that will save our nation, like prayer, humility, forgiving one another, gratitude, grace, kindness, and reverence and love for God. This quote by President Abraham Lincoln reminds us of that. It’s part of a proclamation he made to the nation, asking everyone to humble ourselves, confess our national sins, and pray for clemency and forgiveness. I believe his proclamation is still relevant today.
Continue reading “President Abraham Lincoln’s Call to National Prayer”
“How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire! And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness.” –James 3:5-6
The tongue has set fire to our nation, politically, spiritually, and in almost every other way. It’s ravaging our land, our communities, and our homes, and all hands are needed on deck to stop it . . . before it’s too late!
Continue reading “A Nation Set on Fire, by the Tongue”
There’s so much to worry about in life. Even if your life is going well, just a quick glance at the news and social media can drag the heart down…
Continue reading “Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled”
An encouraging word to brighten your day…
Don’t fret over which way to go. Plan and pray, but know that it is the Lord who directs your steps. Trust in the Lord who is leading you , because He is good, He loves you, and He knows the way. Continue reading “Trust God to Lead”
Ford and Kavanaugh, a powerful prayer…
Father in Heaven, you are merciful and kind, loving beyond our comprehension! I lift up these precious souls, Ford and Kavanaugh, whom you created and formed in their mothers womb. Hold them close to your heart today, wrap them in your loving arms, speak to them in their inward parts about what is good, lovely, right, and pure. Continue reading “A Powerful Prayer for Kavanaugh and Ford”