The Reaction (A Prayer)

By Kimberly Taylor

Denise VargaIn the following poem, guest author Denise Varga shares her heart-felt prayer for God’s help in shaping our attitudes and reactions to others to reflect His glory.

This poem is an excerpt from Denise’s inspirational book, Your Words, not Mine, You can learn more about Denise and her books on her Amazon author page.


Lord help us react in a godly way

To the situations that happen each day

Give us wisdom and soften our heart

Prayer and worship is the best way to start

Help us to think on excellent things

Not the lies that the enemy brings

Help us to quiet the feelings that grow

When we let the negative emotions show

With compassion and love as guidelines to live

Through Your Holy Spirit, teach us to give

We as God’s children have a job to do

To let Your love and light shine through

As different opportunities come

Help us always to glorify Your Son

By Denise Varga, author of the inspirational book, Your Words, not Mine, not Mine.

Scripture References

Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God (2 Corinthians 1:4 – NKJV).”

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure,whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy – meditate on these things (Philippians 4:8 – NKJV).”

Kimberly Taylor
Creator of the Take Back Your Temple program

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About the author

Kimberly Taylor has a heart to encourage others struggling with emotional eating and weight loss. Once 240 pounds and a size 22 herself, she can testify of God’s goodness and healing power to overcome. She lost 85 pounds and have kept it off for over 18 years. Through the Take Back Your Temple Christian Weight Loss program, her goal is to inspire Christian women to live fit, healthy, and empowered in Christ.

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