let us draw near with a sincere heart in the assurance that faith brings, because we have had our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water. — Heb 10:22 NET
To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying “Amen” to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
— Robert Louis Stevenson.
There is precious instruction to be got by finding we were wrong. Let a man try faithfully, manfully to be right. He will grow daily more and more right.
— Thomas Carlyle.
The hero is the man who is immovably centered.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Gracious Father, grant that I may not be content to follow through ignorance and indolence and be led to the lowly paths of life. Make my Hie positive; and from my surroundings may I look out and struggle to mount to the highest ideals, that I may be qualified to select the best in life. Amen.
Daily Prayer Guide - December 3
Public domain content taken from Leaves of Life by Margaret Bird Steinmetz.