Parker Palmer

Daily Affirmation


I will continue in the Apostle’s teaching and fellowship,

   in the breaking of the bread, and in prayers.

I will persevere in resisting evil, and whenever

   I fall into sin, repent and return to the Lord.

I will proclaim by word and example the

   Good News of God in Christ.

I will seek and serve Christ in all persons,

   loving my neighbor as myself.

I will strive for justice and peace among all people,

   and respect the dignity of every human being.

I am marked as Christ’s own for ever.



Forward Day by Day – Forward Day by Day is a booklet of daily inspirational meditations reflecting on a  or the Daily Office from the Episcopal Church’s Book of Common Prayer.

3-Minute Retreats, Daily On Line Prayer – Loyola Press – 3-Minute Retreats invite you to take a short prayer break right at your computer. Spend some quiet time reflecting on a Scripture passage.Knowing that not everyone prays at the same pace, you have control over the pace of the retreat. After each screen, a Continue button will appear. Click it when you are ready to move on. If you are new to online prayer, the basic timing of the screens will guide you through the experience.

The Daily Office – Mission St. Clare has provided the daily office online since 1995. Using the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, Mission St. Clare provides complete services of the daily office to its many users. Mission St. Clare assembles the Daily office by integrating feast day information, daily readings, a cycle of prayer, and weekly collects into the services of Morning and Evening prayer. Mission St. Clare was one of the first online sites dedicated to bringing the daily office to people and is now available on your iPhone and iPad. The mission of Mission St. Clare is to facilitate the use of the daily office and allowing its users to focus on developing a life of daily prayer.

The Lectionary – The Episcopal Church Lectionary, including text of next Sunday’s readings, and the Daily and Sunday readings of the Episcopal lectionary.