Daily Prayable: Instead of Chewing Someone Out... - Monday, January 10, 2011
I ask Your blessing upon all who enter my life today. May they feel Your love as they interact with me, hear Your love when I speak and leave my presence knowing they have been touched by Your love.
Guide me to see, feel, and love the way You do. Help me be blind to the shortcomings of those around me. Open my eyes to the needy; not only to those who are short on money but to those who are low on patience, caring and love. Remind me that everything and everyone I encounter today have been ultimately created by You.
- Jan Sydnam
More Daily inspiration
The book of James instructs us "to look after widows and orphans in their distress." In Swaziland, that's a big, big job. With a population of 1.2 million, this landlocked African country has the highest AIDS rate in the world at 39%; widows and orphans abound.
According to UNICEF there are 97,000 orphans. You might expect to find the Swazi waiting for help to come from outside. After all, the country is over 60% Christian...
- Prayables Team Blogger, Sue Bradford Edwards
Chief of Pray, Susan Diamond blog talks with her BFF, Debbie Winton, about her blog: It's Not the Thought that Counts. You'll enjoy knowing, you're not alone in putting off that next well-intentioned project. The girlfriends gab about good intentions and finding the motivation to make someone else happy. Here's a highlight:
"The next time you're tempted to bypass the deed, ask yourself this question: If I do what I'm supposed to do, could I make another person just a little bit happier? If the answer is yes, drag your butt off the seat and make it happen." Get in on the pray-talk with the women of Prayables.com...
Monday 10th january 2011
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