Today we are sharing a few prompts to encourage you during your personal spiritual time. We hope this collection will inspire you to be kind to yourself and others as you move through your week.

Scripture
“O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever” (Psalm 136:1).

Prayer
God of goodness, just as your love is steadfast, inspire us to be steadfast in offering grace and kindness to all those we encounter. Amen.

Journal prompt
In what ways have you experienced the goodness of God in your own life? Take five to 10 minutes to reflect and journal your thoughts.

Hymn from Bread for the Day
“Christ Is Living”/“Cristo vive” (All Creation Sings, 934)

Kelly Wilkerson
Kelly Wilkerson is a content strategist for the ELCA. She is a former Worship Minister, Creative Arts Director, Youth and Family Director, and has been working in full-time ministry for her entire professional career. Kelly is using her passion for storytelling, art, design, and social media to serve in the office of the presiding bishop on the strategic communications team. She is also an ELCA coach and currently resides in Columbus, OH with her fiancee and their 80 lb bernedoodle.

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