Daily Readings for Thursday, April 18th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day I should strive for a friendliness and helpfulness that will affect all who come near to me. I should try to see something to love in them. I should welcome them, bestow little courtesies and understandings on them, and help them if they ask for help. IContinue reading “Daily Readings for Thursday, April 18th”

Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 17th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day I gain faith by my own experience of God’s power in my life. The constant, persistent recognition of God’s spirit in all my personal relationships, the ever accumulating weight of evidence in support of God’s guidance, the numberless instances in which seeming chance or wonderful coincidence canContinue reading “Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 17th”

Daily Readings for Tuesday, April 16th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day I must try to love all humanity. Love comes from thinking of every man or woman as your brother or sister, because they are children of God. This way of thinking makes me care enough about them to really want to help them. I must put thisContinue reading “Daily Readings for Tuesday, April 16th”

Daily Readings for Monday, April 15th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day I must keep calm and unmoved in the vicissitudes of life. I must go back into the silence of communion with God to recover this calm when it is lost even for one moment. I will accomplish more by this calmness than by all the activities ofContinue reading “Daily Readings for Monday, April 15th”

Daily Readings for Sunday, April 14th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day I must keep balance by keeping spiritual things at the center of my life. God will give me this poise and balance if I pray for it. This poise will give me power in dealing with the lives of others. This balance will manifest itself more andContinue reading “Daily Readings for Sunday, April 14th”

Daily Readings for Saturday, April 13th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day I will try to make the world better and happier by my presence in it. I will try to help other people find the way God wants them to live. I will try to be on the side of good, in the stream of righteousness, where allContinue reading “Daily Readings for Saturday, April 13th”

Shared Reading – Darkness in to Light

From April 11th’s “Streams in the Desert” devotional “What I tell you in the darkness, that speak ye in the light.” – Matthew 10:27 Our Lord is constantly taking us into the dark, that He may tell us things, into the dark of the shadowed home, where bereavement has drawn the blinds; into the darkContinue reading “Shared Reading – Darkness in to Light”

Daily Readings – Friday, April 12th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day Our need is God’s opportunity. First we must recognize our need. Often this means helplessness before some weakness or sickness and an admission of our need for help. Next comes faith in the power of God’s spirit, available to us to meet that need. Before any needContinue reading “Daily Readings – Friday, April 12th”

Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 10th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day Pride stands sentinel at the door of the heart and shuts out the love of God. God can only dwell with the humble and the obedient. Obedience to God’s will is the key unlocking the door to God’s kingdom. You cannot obey God to the best ofContinue reading “Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 10th”

Daily Readings for Monday, April 8th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day You must make a stand for God. Believers in God are considered by some as peculiar people. You must even be willing to be deemed a fool for the sake of your faith. You must be ready to stand aside and let the fashions and customs ofContinue reading “Daily Readings for Monday, April 8th”