John 16:33   “These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”

Thank you Father God, Holy Spirit, Jesus, glory to the Trinity Most High.  Thank you for the joys of yesterday, the miracles of today and the wonders of my tomorrows.  You are a faithful God, may I be a faith filled servant for the highest goodLord, bless my children and their children.  Bless my neighbors, this community and your churches.  Bless each one according to your will.  Shower us with your grace and mercy.  Open each eye to see your works and each ear to hear your words.  Bless my work today, Father, my words, my thoughts, my actions and my reactions.  Forgive me for my faults, my weaknesses and my sins.  Fill my heart with the love of your Spirit that I too may forgive those who come against me.  May I turn to you, God, in each moment today for you know the plans you have for me, plans bigger than this human mind can comprehend. Glory to God!!  Lord you know each financial struggle, each illness, each weakness, I give them to you now, knowing you are a mighty God of grace, a God of healing, a God of abundance and a God of mercy.  Lord, this earthly life, at times, seems to over-shadow my joy in you, with demands, may I find my strength in you this day and I ask that you keep me from evil.  You are my refuge and my provider and I surrender my all to you, for your will, Father, to be done.  Shape me that I may be a vessel of love, joy, peace and healing in your service, Lord.  May today, God, you see that my faith is in you, that you alone are who I worship.  You are my All in All.  In Jesus holy name, I kneel before you, humbly knowing that what I ask for in your Son’s name will be given.  In love and light, Amen, So be it…

LGD

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2 Corinthians 9:8 HCSB   “And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work.”

Thank you God for this sunny summer day.  As another day begins may I too begin again.  You are an omnipotent God and I lift my praise and worship to you this day.  Father be with me today and bless my family, friends, community and leaders.  Bless your churches.  You know our hearts and our wants; for you are our creator.  May I turn to you this day when decisions arise and for all my needs.  Be with those we love, those we meet and those who are in need.  May today I be your vessel of love, joy, peace and healing.  May I live with your words in my heart, believing with faith that You are in control of all my earthly situations and circumstances.  Forgive me Lord for my sins as I allow your grace to flow through me and forgive others.   God, you are my refuge, my provider, my strength, to You I sing!  Father if it be thy will, please speed up the healing of my body and the healing needed in those around me.  Bless my work, my words and my actions so that they may reflect an example of goodness.  May your grace and mercy be with me.  May your Spirit reside within me.  May your light shine upon me.  Let me be not led into temptation and keep me from evil.  It is in Jesus holy name I thank you and lay my prayer before you.  In love and light, Amen, So be it…

God gives to us a heavenly gift called joy, radically different in quality from any natural joy.  –  Elisabeth Elliot


Thank you God, Holy Trinity for a new sunrise each morning.  You are an awesome God, holy, holy, holy is your name!  Be with me this day as I begin again.  Father, bless my family, my neighborhood, my community, your churches and the leaders that are in place.  Bless us all according to thy will and mercy.  You know each of us, Lord, you know our needs, our desires and each prayer we lift up to you.  This is the day that You, O Lord, have made; I will rejoice and be glad in it knowing that You are my refuge and strength and that all things are provided by You.  Today may you bless my words, thoughts and actions.  May they serve Your highest purpose.  May I have eyes to see the wonders and miracles You send my way.  May I have ears, Father, that I may hear You, your Spirit, your guidance.  Bless those that I run into this day.  Bless those I met yesterday and those I will meet in the future.  I pray God for love, joy, peace and healing to be with all of us.  I pray for your mercy and grace to embrace us.  I pray that through each circumstance or situation that we remember You give us the desires of our hearts when we delight ourselves in you.  Fill us, Father, each one with your joy.  Forgive me Lord for my sins, my transgressions, my unfaithfulness, my human behavior.  As you forgive me, may I also remember to forgive and have mercy on those who trespass against me.  May today I step aside and let your Spirit shine through me that your glory, God, be seen.  Thank you Jesus for saving me, carrying me and holding me.  Help me as I pick up my cross to remember your sacrifice.  It is in your holy name, Jesus, I come before our Father in love and gratitude, Amen, So be it…

Psalm 37:4  Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.

Luke 19: 9 Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.  For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.”

Good morning to you, Lord, on this first day of June!  You know I love the summer, thank you for the sunshine and flowers.  Father God, Holy Spirit, Jesus, the blessed Trinity, thank you for this day.  My mind and heart sing your praises as we begin another day together.  God, thank you for your love, mercy and grace that help me through each day.  May today Father, you bless my family and friends.  May each one, during their experiences and through each circumstances, know that you are there, that they are not alone.  God, bless this community, your churches and the leaders that are in place.  Instill in each one your Spirit of love, joy and peace.  Be with those who are hungry and thirsty.  Be with those who are scared and lost.  Be with those who are sick and captive.  Bless each one with the strength, courage and light that comes from only from you and your words.  You know each of us, our purpose, our hearts and our actions, help each of us to know you better.  Be with me today, let your Spirit shine forth from within.  Shape and mold me into the unique vessel you created me to be.  May I have eyes to see and ears to hear this day, your wonders and messages.  May I demonstrate love, joy, peace and healing to those I come into contact with as I continue this path.  May my words, actions and thoughts be from your blessed Spirit, not from my own acquired knowledge.  May I see you, God, in all things, circumstances and experiences of this day.  May I remember that you, Lord, have plans for me and may I demonstrate patients as I am still, knowing you are a God of your word, a God that will prosper me, give me hope and a future.  God, I am who you say I am, what you need me to be, yet I feel lost, weak, untrained and I look to you for the strength and power to do your will in my work.  May my hands and feet this day serve you as I let go and let You do.  Forgive me this day for my sins and trespasses.  May I also forgive others that trespass against me.  Encircle me in your loving arms, protect me from evil and let me not be led into temptation.  Thank you again for this wonderful, miraculous first day of June.  In Jesus holy name I lift up my praises as I surrender my will and pick up the shield of faith.  Have mercy on me, as you, my Omnipotent God, pour out your grace upon me, in love and light, Amen, So be it…

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Romans 8: 14-17 “For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.  The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.And by him we cry, “Abba,Father.”  The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.  Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.”

 

Good morning Heavenly Father, Jesus and Holy Spirit, our Divine Trinity.  Thank you for another day and another chance to keep on keeping on.  God, bless me today as I work  and continue forward on this journey.  Bless my family, keep them warm and safe.  Bless my work, my words, my actions that they may bring you glory.  Father bless my community, my friends and your churches.  Bless the leaders of your churches and the land here.  Be with us, have mercy on each of us and shower down your grace.  Lord, as I seek you, help me find you with eyes to see and ears to hear.  We often go though the day unaware of your miracles and wonders because we simply are too busy, in our own lives, to see that you have created the all.  May we slow down today and see your beauty.  Shape me today, Father, to be a usable vessel for you.  Shape me and form my heart with mercy and grace for I know that like a child I want much, however place within my heart a want to do thy will.  Quench my worldly desires and replace them with your unconditional love and joy for the inhabitants of this land.  Bless me, expand me and protect me, O God.  You alone are my shelter and the provider of all my needs.  Help me to understand more today, to judge less, to love all and to be like your son, Jesus a blessing to those I meet.  Forgive me for my sins and transgressions and allow me a heart and mind that will forgive others.  Let me be not led into temptation and deliver me from evil.  In Jesus holy name I lift up these requests as I sing holy, holy, holy .  In love and light, Amen, So be it…

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Psalm 128: 1-2 “Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways!  You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you.”

 

Thank you, thank you, thank you is all I can say.  What an awesome journey to Florida and back.  Thank you Father God, Infinite Spirit and Jesus our Savior, for all the love, joy, peace and healing you provided in our yesterdays.  We thank you for all of your wonders in our todays and we give thanks for your plans of tomorrow.  All glory be to you, our provider, our shelter, our God.  Bless this day as I lift it up to you.  Your will be done as I give up and surrender to your love.  I give this life up, and lift it up so that You, Lord may bless it up according to thy perfect way.  May I have eyes to see this day your works and wonders.  May I have ears to hear your messages in the winds.  I ask for strength Father, mercy and grace as you shape me into your vessel.  Forgive my selfishness, my stubbornness and my disobedience this day and in the days to come, for I am only human and bound for failure.  May I remember this also when I deal with others who have offended me.  My face glows of the joy you have given me.  Please watch over and keep my family safe, warm.  Let your loving arms enfold them in your grace.  Have mercy on each one while your fill each with your love and Spirit.  May your hands be with us, Lord.  Keep us from evil and may we have discernment that may not be led astray, towards temptation.   Bless our communities, our churches and the leaders.  May they, along with me, be blessed with a heart of unconditional love, compassion and fairness.  May our joy in you flow forward as we proceed on our own paths.  It is in Jesus holy name I come before you this day.  In love and light, Amen,  So be it…
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Exodus 13:21  “By day the LORD went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel by day or night.”

Today, Father, I get to travel to Florida.  Without You it would not be, praise be to my God…  Thank you for providing the way, the house, the monies and the blessings of today, yesterday and my tomorrows.  Thank you Father God, Holy Spirit and Jesus my Lord, for all that you are doing in my life.  Thank you for the heart of wonder, the mind full of questions and a physical body that longs for a deeper relationship with You.  May heart sings, Abba, Father, you are my all.  Bless my home, finances, work, words and thoughts this day.  Thank you for providing my daily needs and the needs of those around me.  Thank you for the rest, the peace and the joy that surrounds me.  Thank you for your Angels, Archangels, Guardian Angels and Guides that you send during our times of need and times of plenty.  Thank you for helping me focus on you.  I ask you this day to shape me and form me into Your vessel.  A vessel of love, joy, peace and healing.  You are the potter, Lord.  Please forgive my stubbornness, my controlling attitude and cleanse me of the “self” that does not serve You.  Forgive me of the multitude of other transgressions also, Father.  And help me to have a forgiving, not gossiping heart.   May your grace and mercy enfold me.  Father be with my family, community, church and the leaders.  Bless each one according to Thy will that Your glory may shine.  You, God, know each circumstance, each decision and each life, in You I trust.  It is in Jesus holy name, I thank you and lift up my requests.  In love and light, Amen, So be it…

Psalm 23: 1-4  “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.  He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.  He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.  Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will feel no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

Thank you Father God, Jesus our Savior and Holy Spirit for the blessings of yesterday, the provisions of today and the hope for tomorrow.  Thank you for my family, friends, community, church and leaders.  Bless each one Lord.  Keep each safe and warm.  Hide them under your wings and surround them with your love, mercy and grace.  God, I know they are lifting prayers at the church for a pastor, bless the search.  Place within our congregation a leader that You have chosen.  Father, thank you for the wonder of each moment this weekend.  Thank you for the love and light that children bring with them when they bless my home.  For the smiles and laughter that last forever in my memory, thank you, thank you.  Bless us all Lord.  You are a mighty God worthy of my praise.  Father, I cannot find my book, you know, my Beth Moore book, Believing God, it cannot be too lost, yet I liked learning from it and I cannot find it anywhere.  I know, you know where it is, can I have a hint?  I love you, Father God, you alone know my thoughts, my heart, my joys and my fears, to You this day I surrender.  You are a God of unconditional love, may I be your vessel.  May You bless me, shape me and stretch me, mold me into a vessel of love, joy, peace and healing according to your will Lord.  Thank you for all that you have provided.  Bless each that will travel this week.  Lord, bless my trip to Florida.  Bless the marriage that will take place.  And, bless the heart of the one traveling with me.  Father, bless her family with healing, mercy and grace.  God, may Your will be done and may I be there for those who need comfort and love, this week of pleasure, seems to be mixed with illness and pain.  Father, many times we pray for healing, yet I know, sometime the healing takes a heavenly form, where all pain is gone, all suffering ceases and the soul finds rest.  Father, Your decisions are perfect, for only you know the plans for us and I trust in your ways.  Thy will be done.  Forgive me of my sins and trespasses, Lord and instill in me a forgiving heart.  Let my focus be on you, God, let me not be led astray or into temptation.  Deliver me Father from the evil all around.  It is in Jesus holy name and through His precious blood, I bow before your this day.  I worship you as I lift my requests.  In love and light, Amen, So be it…

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Micah 7:  18-19 “Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance?  You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy.  You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea.”

Thank you God for another day.  Thank you for all the blessings of yesterday and all the wonders  you have in store for today.  Thank you for taking upon yourself, God, my worries and burdens that I  may move through this day in faith, knowing my tomorrow is already prepared (including my trip to FL next week).  You are a mighty Father and awesome provider.  You, Lord, are my refuge.  God, I ask that you bless this community and it’s leaders.  Bless Your churches and those that take forth your messages.  Bless each with the knowledge that you are in control.  Bless each one according to thy will.  Bless them with mercy, grace and a heart filled with peace.  Bless my children and grandchildren, keep them safe, warm and away from evil.  Bless my relationships here on this planet and with You.  Father, I call upon you and all your heavenly Angels for strength and courage this day as You shape me into your vessel of love, joy, peace and healing.  Without you, God, I could not be!  God, help me today to let go of my temper that often swells inside me until it erupts.  Help me to watch my words, thoughts and actions this day that they give  You glory, not sorrow.  When I feel someone has offended me, help me to forgive.  When my “control” issue kicks in, gently remind me, You are in control and I must let go.  God, please have mercy on me, shower me with grace, because this stubborn child will mess up again and again.  Thank you Jesus for being our example and for your enormous sacrifice that I may again, today, start new.  It is in your holy name, Jesus, I come on bended knees this morning asking for guidance though this day.  Thank you God, for listening, answering and providing the way.  In love and light, Amen, So be it…
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1 Timothy 2:1-2  –  1I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone— 2for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.

Wow, what an eye opening day you blessed me with Father God.  Hallelujah to our God, praise His holy name.  Your word Lord is like water to my soul.  Thank you for filling me with your Spirit. Thank you for preparing my day.  Thank you for this day’s bread, for yesterdays experiences and for tomorrow’s joy.  Your plans and will be done.  Father I am not sure the next steps, I leave the details up to you.  Yet, you are expanding my knowledge and relationship with you and I am overjoyed with your affection, love, grace and mercy.    Thank you for this time with me and with friends today.  Thank you for providing supper.  Thank you for the help you give, unconditionally.  Forgive me for my selfish, possessive attitude, my “things have to be my way” mind-set.  Forgive this stubborn heart.  Instill in me Lord a heart of  unconditional love, joy, peace and healing.   Be with our families.  Keep us all from evil throughout this day.  May my faith stay strong as. Walk this, journey together.  You, O God are my refuge, my life is in you.  It is in Jesus holy name, in love and light I life up these requests and praises.  I love you, God.  Amen. So be it…  P.S.  Oh yeah, Florida next week, if it be thy will.  Love you.
LGD