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Teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart. - Psalm 90:12 (NRSV)

“Let me finish typing this page,” or “I’ll come as soon as I make one quick phone call.” As a busy pastor, I often said such things to my husband. People had expectations of me, and my responsibilities were a priority. But the page became three pages or the quick...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us not to let responsibilities rob us of time spent with those we love. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 3:1-12

Thought for the Day

Today I will make the most of God’s gift of time.

Prayer Focus

To appreciate time with loved ones


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