Here is today's prayer:
O Lord, I have been talking to the people;
Thought's wheels have round me whirled a fiery zone,
And the recoil of my word's airy ripple
My heart unheedful has puffed up and blown.
Therefore I cast myself before thee prone:
Lay cool hands on my burning brain and press
From my heart the swelling emptiness.
-From Diary of an Old Soul by George MacDonald (A Guide to Prayer for Ministers and Other Servants, pg. 414)