I add my breath to your breath that our days may be long on the Earth, that the days of our people may be long, that we shall be as one person, that we may finish our road together.
Prayer of the Day
All the world hopes in you, Loving God, that you will feed us in our hunger. You open wide your hand and we are filled with good things. Psalm 104
Loving God, through our observance of Lent, help me to understand the meaning of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection and reflect it in my life.
Be present with me, God. Break through the ways I insulate myself from your grace. Pour out your Spirit on me. Open my eyes and ears to recognize where you are leading me.
Blessed is the one who follows not the counsel of the wicked, but delights in the law of the Lord. That one is like a tree planted near running water, that yields its fruit in due season; whose leaves never fade. Psalm 1
What tempts me more to think too much of myself or to think too little of myself? Loving God, help me to praise you this Lent by becoming more of the person you created and love. Amen.
Spirit of God, anoint me to be good news to the poor today. Open my eyes to the human needs on the street, in my office, and in our world.
I saw a stranger yesterday. I put food in the eating place, drink in the drinking place, music in the listening place, and in the name of the Triune the stranger blessed me, my house, my cattle and my dear ones. And the lark said in her song: Often, often, often goes the Christ in …
Forgiving God, who doesn’t need second chances? Help us never give up on ourselves because you never gave up on us. Amen.
Let my attitude today be Christ’s. Let my love give life.