Tuesday, November 6, 2012

A prayer for today

a bit of beauty from my garden

Whatever happens in my home country of the United States today, here's what I'm praying for myself.

May the mind of Christ, my Savior,
Live in me from day to day,
By His love and power controlling
All I do and say.
May the Word of God dwell richly
In my heart from hour to hour,
So that all may see I triumph
Only through His power.

May the peace of God my Father
Rule my life in everything,
That I may be calm to comfort
Sick and sorrowing.
May the love of Jesus fill me
As the waters fill the sea--
Him exalting, self abasing,
This is victory.

May I run the race before me,
Strong and brave to face the foe,
Looking only unto Jesus
As I onward go.
May His beauty rest upon me,
As I seek the lost to win,
And may they forget the channel,
Seeing only Him.

                        --Kate B. Wilkinson

--What's your prayer for this day?


Heather said...

I love this! Hope you have a great day.

Leslie Harris said...

A simple prayer. May the Lord be inside the hearts of our elected leaders. And may he guide our chosen President through all the tough decisions that lay ahead. Happy Voting day!
Leslie (aka Gwen Moss)

Stefanie Brown said...

Love this and echo it in my own life!
Thank you...

NanaNor's said...

Blessings to you today; beautiful rose and I love this hymn. I echo it also! May He be merciful to our country.

Suzy said...

Thank you for sharing, Richella. We have nothing to fear, for we know Who is in control!

Lora said...


hron said...

Richella, I couldn't have imagined a more perfect prayer. Thank you and God bless.

Donna said...

What a beautiful prayer. It is perfect.

NanaDiana said...

What a beautiful prayer/piece of prose. Blessings- xo Diana

Designs By Pinky said...

Beautiful prayer. I am praying for everyone to vote their conscience.

Cathy said...

Such a beautiful prayer and lovely blog you have here.

I'm a new follower.

Cathy :)

Bonita said...

Richella, this a beautiful prayer that shows your beautiful heart. Thank you for a ray of sunshine.

My prayer for today is that I would live my life getting to know Him better and loving people more.

Liberty said...

I *LOVE* this - sent it to my brother who just lost his wife 10 days ago.

Kathy Shea Mormino said...

I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-8-and-rural.html

I hope to see you there!
Kathy Shea Mormino
The Chicken Chick

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