Power

There is no power on earth, that can neutralize the influence of a high, pure, simple and useful life.

~ Booker T. Washington
(African-American educator, author, and advisor to presidents, 1856-1915)

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For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice,
but rather a spirit of power
and of love
and of self-discipline.

~ 2 Timothy 1:7

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Prayer

I arise today
Through a mighty strength:
God’s power to guide me,
God’s might to uphold me,
God’s eyes to watch over me;
God’s ear to hear me,
God’s word to give me speech,
God’s hand to guard me,
God’s way to lie before me,
God’s shield to shelter me,
God’s host to secure me.

~ Brigid of Gael
(Early Irish Christian nun, 451 or 453-525)

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Action

God has equipped us with a spirit of power. Sometimes, however, we forget or lose sight or become beaten down, and fall into cowardice and fear. Today is your day to be the power person you were created to be. How did you use your “powers”?

You might consider writing in a journal or sharing what you experienced.