3/13 – Proverbs 17 – With whom and over what do I quarrel? Prayer starter: God, you who are the source of all peace, help me to avoid quarrelling with others. Help me to choose words wisely and use them lovingly.
3/14 – Proverbs 18 – Do I eagerly listen to and spread gossip? Prayer starter: God, you who by your word created all things and hold them to existence, I thank you for the gift of speech. Teach me to use my words to give life.
3/15 – Proverbs 19 – Have I treated properly, and cared for, the poor? Prayer starter: God, you have been generous to me. Help me to be generous to others.
3/16 – Proverbs 20 – How do I practice moderation in all I do? Prayer starter: O God, open my eyes to see you, my ears to hear you, and my heart to feel you. Help me to remain ever faithful to you.
3/17 – Proverbs 21:1-31 and Proverbs 22:1-16 – How do I understand the difference between fearing God and holding him in awe? Prayer starter: God, bless me with the ability to open to and care for the poor since we are all made to your image and likeness. Teach us to share with one another.
3/18 – Proverbs 22:17-29 and Proverbs 23:1-35 – What does trusting in God mean for the way I live my life? Prayer starter: Loving God, help me to always trust in you. Teach me your ways so as to always walk in your presence.
3/19 – Proverbs 24:1-22 – How can I be kind to someone who has offended or wounded me? Prayer starter: Gracious God, help me to forgive others as you have forgiven me. Help me trust that you will care for me in my troubles.