Monday: Dear Lord, help me realize today that the words that I speak are a reflection of the state of my soul. If I speak ill of others, negativity and profess gloom and doom for myself, please help me to recognize it and come to you for help. Help me to seek a quiet moment alone with you to give you all of those things which weigh heavy on my soul. Help me to live, laugh, love and fly freely today. Please help me to breathe life into situations through my words, rather than death and/or sorrow. Help me to build others up, fill me words that bring joy and laughter help me to teach and heal others through the use of my words today. Thank you Lord. Amen.
Tuesday: Lord, I know that you created me in the image of yourself and that you know even the number of hairs on my head. Help me to better understand the love you have for me, therefore realizing my own value. Give me a voice to speak kindly to others about my own needs and those things that are healthy for myself. Help me set boundaries that will make me a healthier, happier and whole person. Lord, please help me understand that I am not in control of the reaction of other people when I choose to set healthy boundaries for myself. Thank you Lord. Amen.
Wednesday: Dear Lord, please help me to be everything that you created me to be. I want to live in a world of possibilities and forgive myself for past mistakes and failures. I recognize that you forgive me too and that you want the best for my life and that you long to give me the desires of my heart. Thank you for beginning the process of healing in my life today and showing me that you love me just as I am. Please open new doors of opportunity for me and help me to walk through them, unafraid. Help me to walk one step forward at a time and know that when I feel afraid you are walking alongside of me. Amen.
Thursday: Lord, thank you for letting me see that I have choices. Thank you for showing me that I have allowed my own words to define me in the past. I have allowed my words to control situations, sometimes holding me back from doing and being everything that I can be. I will re-think my words today. Please help me to see them in a new light. Please help me to recognize how certain words can inhibit my personal growth. Thank you for bringing it to my attention Lord. Amen.
Friday: Lord, thank you for filling me with laughter and joy. Thank you that I can laugh and that I have people with whom I can laugh. Thank you that even though I have grown, I still have a child-like sense of wonder Please refresh me and help me to feel free enough to be playful today. Take my burdens and make them light, Lord I release them to you today. Amen.
Saturday: Dear Lord, I understand that you stood for something, that you came to this place to teach us and that you are not only a great teacher and healer, but also a great philosopher. Lord I am asking you to help me recognize what is important; what things are non-negotiable in my life and personal philosophy. Help me to develop a strong life philosophy by using my past experiences as a teacher and my hopes and dreams for the future to guide me forward. Thank you that I am strong and capable and not afraid. Thank you that I am willing to walk through whatever doors of opportunity you open for me in the future. Amen.
Sunday: Lord, you say in your word, “the body is the temple of the holy spirit” (1Corinthians 6:19). Please help me take time to rest today, realizing that even you took time apart to be alone and pray. Thank you for helping me understand that rest renews my mind, my body and my spirit and that in the quiet, restful times that I create for myself, you speak. Help me to not be so busy “doing” that I am uncomfortable just “being” and that being busy is not always productive. I will think about this in the coming week. Thank you Lord. Amen.