Daily Prayable: M-Word - Wednesday, January 12, 2011
I have been afraid of money . . . afraid that understanding finances would make me cold, that preferring security makes me faithless, that wishing for prosperity makes me greedy.
Please clear my heart of fear, so that You can finally provide for me by teaching me to provide for myself.
Grant me the courage to put a price on my work, the wisdom to govern my finances, the peace of mind to enjoy prosperity without guilt.
And as You teach me self-sufficiency, please keep my priorities in check, that I may spend what I earn in a way that honors myself, my world, and You.
- Abigail Wurdeman
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