For readers of Fledge (sign up here) we're doing a prayer journal this week. I've decided to post specific prayer requests as a means of watching God as work, where he says, "Yes" and where he says, "No." After quieting my heart and asking God what he'd like to do with me, in me, for me, here's a request that popped up.
God I ask you for a non-competitive spirit today. Help me to measure my success not by the stories I tell or the friends I impress, but by a new set of eyes to see these women as you see them. Show me their strengths God, and don't let the spark of envy flare in me. Show me their weaknesses God, and don't let smugness smoulder in me. Give me new eyes today.