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Today's Prayer 3.18.19 Feasting on Saint Cyril

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/18/19

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem

Today we feast on Saint Cyril of Jerusalem. If you haven’t already and are able to, download the Laudate app. You can discover more about Saint Cyril there. As a Doctor of the church many of his words of wisdom are recorded and used. For ... Read More »

Today's Prayer 3.13.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/06/19

 

A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn. (Psalm 51)

Again Lord, you speak to me through Psalm 51. Help me to continue to be contrite and humbled. I will reread Psalm 51 so that it becomes written on my heart.

Today's Prayer 3.12.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/06/19

From all their distress God rescues the just. (Psalm 34)

Psalm 34 reminds me of your rescues. In the dessert I find distress, and yet you are there. As I walk these forty days, I trust in your transformation through your rescue.

Today's Prayer 3.11.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/06/19

Your words, Lord, are Spirit and life. (Psalm 19)

Transformation can only come from your words, Lord. These words bring be your spirit and life. The key to my transformation. I reflect on Psalm 19 so that your spirit and life are mine.

Today's Prayer 3.10.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/06/19

Be with me, Lord, when I am in trouble. (Psalm 91)

Psalm 91 asks for you to be with me, in trouble. Today I ask that you are with me in both good and bad times. I reflect on Psalm 91 to reveal your ways.

Today's Prayer 3.9.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/06/19

Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth. (Psalm 86)

Lord, I am eager to learn. Walking in truth is my desire. Today I will reflect on Psalm 86 to see what words speak to me so that transformation is mine.

Today's Prayer 3.8.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/06/19

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A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn. (Psalm 51)

Lord, help my heart to remain contrite and humbled. I do not wish to be spurned. Today I look how at Psalm 51 and reflect on the words to see which speak to me. Your ... Read More »

Today's Prayer 3.7.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/06/19

Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. (Psalm 1)

Today Lord may I take to heart your words. May I trust that I am blessed because I hope in you. Today I will reflect on this first Psalm and see what words speak to me so that this ... Read More »

Today's Prayer 3.6.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 3/06/19

Today I am marked

You are dust and

To dust you return

This, my hearts concern

As I enter these forty days

I will commit to pray

For transformation to be

As God has intended me

His created image, to bring

God’s love to everything. Amen

Today's Prayer 3.4.19

Posted by Beth Roeder on 2/25/19

 

I run to you, to find you running to me

Lord as we embrace I see your smiling face

I have to ask to help me take off my mask

I want to be true, to others and to you.

Grant me courage today, so in your love ... Read More »