Pray every day

jul 16 2021

July 16 morning

2269 have prayed

With Jesus in the morning

I arise to a new day, ready to let myself marvel at the merciful love the Father has for me. “If you knew what this meant, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice, you would not have condemned these innocent men'” (Mt. 12:7). “We need to communicate, to discover the richness each one of us has, to value what unites us and see that differences like opportunities grow in respect to everyone” (Pope Francis). Today, make the effort to be conscious of something good in each person that you encounter. Our Father…

July 16 morning

July 16 afternoon

1162 have prayed

With Jesus during the day

It is time to pause and take a moment to look at how I have responded to the presence of the Lord. “It is our friendship with God, given through Jesus, a friendship that changes our lives and fills us to the brim with enthusiasm and joy” (Pope Francis). This friendship is the fountain from which relationships with others can grow. Do I take time to cultivate friendship with Jesus in prayer? “Lord, may I remain in your love, since it is there that all my friendships grow.”

July 16 afternoon

July 16 night

1115 have prayed

With Jesus in the night

Calm your thoughts and focus on your breathing. Recall the day, thinking of the encounters you had and reflecting on how they went. How was your communication? Did you make room for dialogue and openness? Did you create relationships, or did you remain distant and indifferent? Did you promote connection above and beyond differences? Note the things you discover, and make a resolution to grow in openess to others in the next interactions you have. Hail Mary…

July 16 night