The Rev. Dr. Edward S. Gleason is the retired executive director and editor for Forward Movement Publications and the author of numerous books and articles.
The Rev. Dr. Edward S. Gleason is the retired executive director for Forward Movement Publications, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, and editor of the daily devotional magazine Forward Day by Day. He served in that position for 11 years until his retirement in 2005.
He is the author of numerous books and articles. He recently served as rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Trappe, MD.
Twenty-five years ago I began to turn my daily clock around, to go to bed earlier and earlier, then to rise to use the early morning dark to work more productively than in the late evening hours. The initial demand was to read and grade students' papers, not easily done at 10:30 in the evening after a long day. I was far more efficient at 4:30 a.m. Then came the need to walk four miles each day. I began to awaken earlier and earlier and to set the tone of the day in prayer, remembering that Saint Paul suggested in his First Letter to the Thessalonians: "Pray without ceasing."Read full transcript...
The grass withers, the flower fades; but the word of our God will stand forever. Isaiah 40:9
Do not ignore this one fact, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like one day. 2 Peter 3:8
The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Mark 1:1Read full transcript...