In the midst of my busyness, O Lord,
remind me to slow down and savor each moment
as a gift from you.
As I move frantically from thought to thought, project to project,
remind me that you are a God of abundance, not scarcity,
and there is time enough for all that you have called me to do.
– Katherine L. James
Alive Now, July/August 2011
Excerpted from “Midday Prayer” by Katherine L. James, page 22 in Alive Now,July/August 2011. Copyright © 2011 by The Upper Room. All rights reserved. Used by permission. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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“See, I am coming soon; my reward is with me, to repay according to everyone’s work. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”
Revelation 22:12-13, NRSV
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This week we remember: James the Less (May 3).
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