Monthly Archives: February 2014

DayLight 2.27.14


Hot Air Balloon Series 09DayLight Scripture – Hard work is worthwhile, but empty talk will make you poor.

Proverbs 14:23

DayLight Prayer – Gracious Lord, Thank you for giving me work, and for the strength and presence of mind to accomplish the things I need to. Thank you too for times of leisure, which refresh my spirit. Amen.

DayLight 2.26.14


lovelifeDayLight Scripture – Noah was six hundred years old when he went into the boat to escape the flood, and he did everything the Lord had told him to do. His wife, his sons, and his daughters-in-law all went inside with him.

Genesis 7:5-7

DayLight Prayer – Lord, I thank you for every single day you have given me to live. Some have been more enjoyable than others, but each one has carried a blessing of some kind. Your generosity is overwhelming and I love you. Amen.

DayLight 2.25.14


lambsDayLight Scripture – The cow and the bear will graze. Their young will lie down together, and a lion will eat straw like an ox.

Isaiah 11:7

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Blessed be Your name! When the day comes when there will be no more cause for anxiety for all of your creation, then your world will be made new completely. Bring it Lord, bring it! Let you kingdom come! Amen.

DayLight 2.24.14


The Light of GodDayLight Scripture – Let God grant us grace and bless us;
let God make his face shine on us, so that God’s way becomes known on earth, so that God’s salvation becomes known among all peoples.

Psalm 67:1-2

DayLight Prayer – Lord, Today I think about all those who are longing to feel your presence. May you give them the blessing of your light upon them. Help me today too, Father, to be a light and blessings to someone. Amen.

DayLight 2.23.14


heartDayLight Scripture – God has remembered his loyal love and faithfulness to the people of God; every corner of the earth our God’s salvation.

Psalm 98:3

DayLight Prayer – Lord, These days the world can look like and be a dark and scary place. We see people killed, maimed, starved, and thrown away like a mere commodity. You are hurt that we use and abuse one another like we do. I pray for myself and all of us who proclaim Jesus as our Lord and savior, that we will stand up and be who you desire for us to be. Help us God to live like we are eternal recipients of your grace, like we have love to share, and like we are who we proclaim ourselves to be: the bearers of Light and liberty for God’s world.  Amen.

DayLight 2.22.14


630_Winter-Country-Barn_1280x800-Wallpaper1DayLight Scripture – The lips of the priest should guard knowledge; everyone should seek Instruction from that one’s mouth, for that one is the messenger from the Lord of heavenly forces.

Malachi 2:7

DayLight Prayer – Lord, I know that I continually have a need for a priest, one who can give advice, hear my complaint, and keep me accountable. Thank you for all the priests in my life, and the wise instruction that I receive from them. It is your wisdom and your instruction that will keep us. Amen.

DayLight 2.21.14


goodness_sketchDayLight Scripture – The people who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion: never shaken, lasting forever.

Psalm 125: 1

DayLight Prayer – I pray today for the strength and wisdom that you have Lord, or at least a small portion. Protect me in my comings and goings, and help me take care to do the good all day. Amen.

DayLight 2.20.14


eye4eyeDayLight Scripture – You have heard that it was said, You must love your neighbor and hate your enemy.  But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who harass you.

Matthew 5: 43-44

DayLight Prayer – I know what you said, Lord, but for me it is really hard to pray for my harassers! I have a tendency to fume and falter and fail. May your Holy Spirit give me what I need to remember your words, because I do desire to be better to people than they are to me. I need you, Lord. Amen.

DayLight 2.19.14


chagall2254 Issachar

DayLight Scripture – Issachar is a sturdy donkey, bedding down beside the village hearths. He saw that a resting place was good  and that the land was pleasant. He lowered his shoulder to haul loads and joined the work gangs.

Genesis 49:14-15

DayLight Prayer – Sweet Father, Today I remember that all of us are called to lower our shoulders and join the work gang. I know that I speculate that what I do is of very little value. Yet I know that as your child whatever I do with a pure heart will honor you. Give me a pure heart I pray. Amen.

DayLight 2.18.14

Chained Christ

From Wired Up North State Books

DayLight Scripture – God brought them out from the darkness and deep gloom;
he shattered their chains.

Psalm 107:14

DayLight Prayer – Lord, I am reminded today of all the saints who are suffering for the faith. I pray for them and ask that you remedy their suffering, and more, that what they have suffered increases their faith and willingness to speak for justice in the world. Amen.