Pray every day

jul 28 2021

July 28 morning

2167 have prayed

With Jesus in the morning

I receive the new day, appreciating my life and offering myself to the Lord to collaborate with Him in His mission, welcoming into my beating heart the seeds of the Kingdom the seeds that struggle for growth. “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure buried in a field” (Mt 13:44). “The Kingdom of Heaven does not thrive on publicity; rather, it is humble and hidden so that it can grow” (Pope Francis). Do I really believe that the seeds of the Kingdom are in our hearts, especially mine? Or do I like the performance and imagination of it all? The Holy Spirit creates growth, not our plans. Our Father…

July 28 morning

July 28 afternoon

1176 have prayed

With Jesus during the day

I start this afternoon with a break to center the day on the Lord. The Pope says that social friendship “involves the habit of recognizing that others have the right to be themselves and be different. From that cultural recognition, we can return to agreement in society” (Pope Francis). How many times have we hoped that our neighbors respond to our expectations? Differences are far from being menacing. They are an opportunity to enrich our lives. Do I value people with whom I have differences, or do I perceive them to be a threat?

July 28 afternoon

July 28 night

1183 have prayed

With Jesus in the night

Distance yourself from the hustle and bustle of today. Breathe deeply. Graciously recall the events that have touched your life. What did feel? In which moments did you feel sad and discouraged? What people accompanied you during the day? What sticks out to you for tomorrow? Be thankful for this day just as it was, and devote your worries to the Lord. Prepare yourself to start a new day tomorrow. Hail Mary…

July 28 night