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
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