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Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. - 1 Peter 3:9 (NIV)

The lab director was often difficult to get along with. She seemed bent on getting me fired, and with each new disagreement our conflict intensified. She and my other colleagues also butted heads often. Finally, after years of friction in our workplace, she was quitting her job.

As she struggled...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for forgiving us. Give us strength to follow your example of showing mercy. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 6:27-36

Thought for the Day

What would it look like to bless those who curse me?

Prayer Focus

Those in hostile work environments


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