Daily Readings for Thursday, April 2nd

Meditation for the Day Not what you do so much as what you are, that is the miracle-working power. You can be a force for good, with the help of God. God is here to help you and to bless you, here to company with you. You can be a worker with God. Changed byContinue reading “Daily Readings for Thursday, April 2nd”

Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 1st

Meditation for the Day God is all around us. His spirit pervades the universe. And yet we often do not let His spirit in. We try to get along without His help and we make a mess of our lives. We can do nothing of any value without God’s help. All our human relationships dependContinue reading “Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 1st”

Daily Readings for Tuesday, March 31st

Meditation for the Day Each day is a day of progress, steady progress forward, if you make it so. You may not see it, but God does. God does not judge by outward appearance. He judges by the heart. Let Him see in your heart a simple desire always to do His will. Though youContinue reading “Daily Readings for Tuesday, March 31st”

Word (actually phrase) of the Day for Monday, March 30th: “Hunker Down”

Hunker down Q From W Walker: When Hurricane Floyd was threatening the American east coast, every weatherman seemed to use the phrase hunker down. Do you have any idea where this word and phrase came from? A It sounds like the most typically American of phrases, but it seems originally to have been Scots, first recorded in theContinue reading “Word (actually phrase) of the Day for Monday, March 30th: “Hunker Down””

Daily Readings for Monday, March 30th

Meditation for the Day Be calm, be true, be quiet. Do not get emotionally upset by anything that happens around you. Feel a deep, inner security in the goodness and purpose in the universe. Be true to your highest ideals. Do not let yourself slip back into the old ways of reacting. Stick to yourContinue reading “Daily Readings for Monday, March 30th”

Daily Readings for Saturday, March 28th

Meditation for the Day There are two things that we must have if we are going to change our way of life. One is faith, the confidence in things unseen, the fundamental goodness and purpose in the universe. The other is obedience: that is, living according to our faith, living each day as we believeContinue reading “Daily Readings for Saturday, March 28th”

Daily Readings for Wednesday, March 25th

Meditation for the Day Spiritual development is achieved by daily persistence in living the way you believe God wants you to live. Like the wearing away of a stone by steady drops of water, so will your daily persistence wear away all the difficulties and gain spiritual success for you. Never falter in this daily,Continue reading “Daily Readings for Wednesday, March 25th”

Bravery defined – Reading from "The Book of Virtue"

“The brave person is not one who is never afraid. That is rather the description of a rash or reckless person, someone who may be more harm than help in an emergency. It is hard to “educate” such a person on the spot. The coward, on the other hand, the one who characteristically lacks confidenceContinue reading “Bravery defined – Reading from "The Book of Virtue"”