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Lord, What Are We Gonna Do Today?

woman standing before two paths.


“For your name’s sake lead me and guide me.”—Psalm 31:4b
Research suggests that we make about 35,000 decisions each day! If we plow through the day making each of these decisions—big and small—on our own, we will probably run into frustration. However, if we rely on God to guide us, our days are probably going to go a lot better. Whether great or trivial, each decision has an effect. They impact our lives and the lives of others. God is omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent—and the best to lead and guide us.


Oh God,
Please help me today.
Before I get caught up in day-to-day life,
remind me to look to you for guidance.
Help me to make pleasing-to-you decisions—
about 35,000 times today!


Biblical reflectionist, Deacon Art Miller from the Archdiocese of Hartford often shares a favorite saying that embraces this concept of letting God lead us: “Lord, what are we gonna do today?” Try asking God this question each day for a week. See what happens.

Theresa Doyle-Nelson

2 thoughts on “Lord, What Are We Gonna Do Today?”

  1. Deacon Art Miller’s way of sharing , almost as if in conversation, and shedding light on scripture is wonderful and although his catchphrase isn’t one that is heard much here in the UK…. it’s certainly at home in our house.
    Thanks for sharing.

  2. I’m reading this reflection a day late…and it is just what I needed for today. Thank you always, Lord God, for your perfect timing.
    Buen Camino and Continued Blessings…

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