Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. [Read more…]
So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come close to God, and God will come close to you. [Read more…]
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, 15 Jan: Isaiah 49:3, 5-6; Psalm 40:2, 4, 7-10; 1 Corinthians 1:1-3; John 1:29-34 ~ The Chosen One of God
Merciful God, you sent your Son, the spotless Lamb, to take upon himself the sin of the world. Make our lives holy, that your Church may bear witness to your purpose of reconciling all things in Christ, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God for ever and ever. [Read more…]
Morning Prayer: Sat, 14 Jan – Psalm 119:101, 110; Genesis 3:6; James 1:13-15 ~ temptation comes from within
“Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away. These desires give birth to sinful actions. And when sin is allowed to grow, it gives birth to death.” [Read more…]
Then Jesus returned and found the disciples asleep. He said to Peter, “Simon, are you asleep? Couldn’t you watch with me even one hour?” [Read more…]
Morning Prayer: Thu, 12 Jan – Psalm 119:165; Proverbs 28:10; 1 Corinthians 10:13 ~ the peaceful path
Those who lead good people along an evil path will fall into their own trap, but the honest will inherit good things.
I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears. Those who look to him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces.
The Lord is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. For he knows how weak we are; he remembers we are only dust.