“Courage, child, your sins are forgiven".
"So [Peter] followed [the angel] out, not realizing that what was happening through the angel was real; he thought he was seeing a vision." (Acts 12:9)
Lord, when the journey of our life become rough and hard, when we hit seemingly end of the road. help us to look beyond with faith and hope in you. May your silent presence, give us the courage and strength to live our lives fully in you. Amen
“ Another of his disciples said to him, “Lord, let me go first and bury my father.” But Jesus answered him, “Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.” (Mt 8:22)
Thank you Lord for being with me all my life. Help me a true disciple by letting go of my pride and everything that holds me back from following you truly. Amen.
Lord Jesus you are the God who loves us. You gave your life for us. Show us your power and reveal your love for us Lord. In your name amen
Loving God, give us the strength, the courage and the missionary spirit of John the Baptist.Help us to spread the good news,so that our lives will always point the way to you. We ask all of this through Jesus our God and Lord.
O God, give us courage and integrity, not only to claim you as our God, but more importantly, to follow your teachings and your ways.
“Give me discernment, that I may observe your law and keep it with all my heart. Lead me in the path of your commands, for in it I delight!” PS 119: 34-35)
Let me love you, my Lord and my God, and see myself as I really am. Help me to conquer anger with gentleness, greed by generosity. Help me to forget myself and reach out others. Amen
Father, we ask you to help us recognize today that which limits us from truly working for your greater good. We ask you to help us to better ourselves as we try to show you in the best light to others.
“If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himselfand take up his cross daily and follow me.For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it,but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.” Luke 9:23-24
Lord, we ask you to be the calm in our storms. We invite you in to our lives, heart, body, and mind. We ask you to relieve us of the needless worries in our lives and to allow us to concentrate and focus on the things that truly need our attention.
“where your treasure is, there also will your heart be!” (Mt 6:19-22)
Lord you taught us how to pray. Help us to reach out to you and our fellow being in our prayers. May your kingdom come, your will be done in our lives and in the lives of those whom we pray. Amen.
"When you give alms, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to win the praise of others".
"Since Ahab has humbled himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his time. I will bring the evil upon his house during the reign of his son.” (1 Kings 21: 29)
When someone strikes you on your right cheek, turn the other one to him as well" (Mt 5:39)
O God, help us to acknowledge our sins or any infidelity we have committed against you and against our neighbors. We want to face them. We do this with absolute knowledge of your forgiveness
“The Lord has made his salvation known: in the sight of the nations he has revealed his justice. He has remembered his kindness and his faithfulness toward the house of Israel!” PS 98: 2-3
"I long to see your face, O Lord.Your presence, O LORD, I seek.Hide not your face from me; do not in anger repel your servant.You are my helper: cast me not off".
“For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees you will not enter the kingdom of God.” (Mt 5:20)
Loving God, help us to rid our lives of any false gods. Strengthen our faith and love of you, the one true God. Help us to live in joy in that knowledge.
Lord, we ask you today to refill us. We find ourselves too often in this life to be empty and lacking and we need your love and mercy to sustain us and we venture out daily into the world, attempting to make things better, to fix what we see around us as wrong.
Lord, increase my hunger for you. May I desire you above all else and find perfect joy in doing your will. Amen