The Lord will deliver me from every evil deed and will bring me safely into his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever! Amen. — 2 Tim 4:18 NET
Let the wind blow east, west, north, or south, the immortal soul will take its flight to the destined point.
— Thomas Sheridan.
He is void of true taste who strives to have his house admired by decorating it with showish outside; but to adorn our character by gentleness of a communicative temper is a proof of good taste and good nature
Let fortune empty her whole quiver on me.
I have a soul that, like an empty shield,
Can take it all, and verge enough for more.
— Thomas Dryden.
Almighty God, I bless thee that it is thou who brought me to live on earth; and I rejoice that it is thou who wilt judge my life when thou takest me away. May I be saving thy rich gifts that I may not be found poor; and may I be worthy to receive thine inheritance and hear thee say, "Well done." Amen.
Daily Prayer Guide - September 10
Public domain content taken from Leaves of Life by Margaret Bird Steinmetz.