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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/23

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/23

February 23, 2017 God of Goodness, thank You for today.  I often turn off my alarm clock and grumble about having to get out of bed, but I want You to know that I am always thankful to open my eyes to another day.  What a blessing!  Amen. Mark 9:41-50 Jesus said to his disciples: [&hell...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/22

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/22

February 22, 2017 Father, I am so thankful for my friends.  I may only have one or two close friends, but they fill me with such happiness.  I pray also for those who have trouble making friends.  Whether they struggle with anxiety or have trouble relating to others, I pray that they fi...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/21

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/21

February 21, 2017 Lord, I know You answer prayers in Your own way.  When I’m feeling discouraged, help me to remember that You don’t always give a straightforward reply to my pleas.  May I always remember that You are always by my side.  Amen. Mark 9:30-37 Jesus and his disciples le...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/20

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/20

February 20, 2017 Presidents Day Lord of heaven and earth, bless our country’s presidents past and present for the difficulties they must face.  Be with President Trump as he leads the nation today.  May he follow Your lead with kindness, compassion and love.  Give him courage, st...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/19

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/19

February 19, 2017 “Overcome evil with good … Ask God to enlighten you, ponder carefully all that depends on you for success, and then abandon yourself with untroubled heart and without anxiety to Divine Providence.” ~ St. Eugene De Mazenod, OMI, 1831  Matthew 5:38-48 Jesus said to h...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/18

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/18

February 18, 2017 Heavenly Father, today I pray for children.  We live in a fast-paced world that can be overwhelming for everyone – but especially for our youth.  With the world at our fingertips, kids are bombarded with information at all times: advertisements, blogs and photos telli...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/17

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/17

February 17, 2017 O God of life, You ask us to choose life instead of death.  Help the leaders of warring nations choose life for their people by creating employment, food and shelter instead of weapons and war.  Amen. Mark 8:34-9:1 Jesus summoned the crowd with his disciples and said to...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/16

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/16

February 16, 2017 Father of Mercy, watch over those who live paycheck to paycheck – and those who don’t have a paycheck at all.  Give them courage to face each new day and give them strength to overcome difficult times.  Amen. Mark 8:27-33 Jesus and his disciples set out for the vill...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/15

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/15

February 15, 2017 Thank you, Lord, for companion animals.  Our pets mean so much to us and often help us through rough days.  They are such blessings.  I pray for all animals that have yet to find their “forever families.”  Keep all animals safe from harm.  Amen. Mark 8:22-26 When...

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Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/14

 by Abril Villarreal-Medina
Daily Prayer & Reading for 2/14

February 14, 2017 St. Valentine’s Day     Dearest God, on this day of hearts and flowers we are reminded of Your immeasurable love for all of us.  What greater love could You have shown the world than the sacrifice of Your only Son, Jesus Christ, to grant us the priceless gift of et...

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