Monday 9/5: As Politics Intensify

Psalm 41:1-13. What can I do concretely today to be more aware of the poor and more caring toward them, as God commands (verse 1)?

Job 12: How can I be more alive hour by hour to the significance of my soul being in the very palm of God's hand, his fingers around me (verse 10)?

Ephesians 1:15-23. As politics intensify on this Labor Day and the days to come, what will keep me mindful of the headship of Jesus Christ over all things?

Luke 6:12-19. If God's own Son felt it necessary and good to be in prayer with the Father all night, can't I at least increase the minutes I spend praying today?

These are some of the questions I asked myself in studying this morning's four readings from the  St. James Daily Devotional Guide. Where is your self-examination leading today?