“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”—Philippians 4:13
How can you or I hasten through the day today and not grow weary? How can we go through life’s paces and not grow tired? We find the answer in Isaiah 40:30–31: Even youths will faint and be weary, and the young will fall exhausted; but those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. Start each morning and end each evening with a prayer of trust in the Father’s love. You will find God’s helping hand in each step. That trust will help you to walk and not stumble, to run and not grow weary.
Lord, I trust your love for me—increase that grace of trust. Amen.
—from the book Three Minutes with God: Reflections and Prayers to Encourage, Inspire, and Motivate
by Monsignor Frank Bognanno