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Be patient with everyone. - 1 Thessalonians 5:14 (NIV)

My husband’s whiskers were all over the sink — again. I was trying to calm down and remember all his good traits. I’m sure he gets upset with me over minor things too. Lynn and I have been married over 47 years. That’s a long time to be with someone....

Today's Prayer
Kind and loving God, help us to be patient with everyone we meet today. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Peter 1:3-11

Thought for the Day

Today, I will turn my irritation into praise for God.

Prayer Focus

For patience


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