James 3:13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom.
Dear God, “meekness of wisdom” is a great phrase. Meekness is something that Solomon lost in his wisdom.
I’ll confess that I often struggle with meekness. In fact, I doubt anyone who knows me would ascribe the word “meek” to me. Even having the audacity to share most of my prayer journals like this one on my blog is not meek. Do I need to perhaps be more meek in my approach? What would that look like given the leadership roles I have in different areas? Who is there in my life who is an example of meekness that I would want to follow?
Father, when I am stressed or going into an intense situation I always sing a little song to my self that I learned (I think at an FCA conference) when I was in high school. I just realized it has the word “meek” in it. I will close this prayer with that song:
Make me a servant, humble and meek
Lord, let me lift up those who are weak
And may the prayer of my heart always be
Make me a servant, make me a servant,
Make me a servant today.
In Jesus’ name I pray,