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November 27

That they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed. — 1 Tim 6:19

Be this thy brazen bulwark of defense, to preserve a conscience void of offense, and never turn pale with guilt.
— Horace.

Is life a noxious weed which whirlwinds sow?
A useless flint o’er which the waters flow?
Not so!
A life well spent has not its weight in gold;
It is the clearest crystal earth doth hold,
A gem beside which suns seem dull and cold.
— Robert Louis Stevenson.


Lord God, I pray that my life may not be impoverished by neglect, nor burdened with indulgences, but that it may be kept in condition for high endeavors. Grant that I may never be content to rest in satisfaction and ease when I could struggle and accomplish a good work. Amen.

Daily Prayer Guide - November 27

Public domain content taken from Leaves of Life by Margaret Bird Steinmetz.

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