Daily Meditations

Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink.”  - Jn 7:37

Reflection.  It happens every day; the Lord is continually filling your soul with the nectar of His Spirit.  All you have to do is drink.

Prayer.  Dear Jesus, thank You for satisfying my thirst.  

Be diligent in providing a firm foundation for your call, … and you will receive a glorious welcome into the eternal kingdom.  - 2 Pet 1:10-11

Reflection.  If you believe in God’s love, you need not fear eternal judgment.  Lift up your heart, and live joyfully.

Prayer.  Dear Lord, I am eternally grateful to You for the gift of life and the promise of heaven.  

Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.  - 2 Cor 3:17

Reflection.  Mother Teresa of Calcutta, now called Blessed Teresa, once said, “Joy is very infectious; therefore, be always full of joy.  Joy can be your gift to the world.”

Prayer.  Lord, I want to rejoice in the knowledge of Your love.  Please help me to make that dream come true.  

I have told you these things so that My joy may be in you and your joy may be complete.  - Jn 15:11

Reflection.  Sometimes your joy can make you smile, but more often than not the decision to smile can be the source of your joy.  Choose joy, and smile more often.

Prayer.  Dear Holy Spirit, remain in me, and help me to experience Your joy.  

Let me worship Your Name with an undivided heart.  - Ps 86:11

Reflection.  Honesty is like an icicle.  Once it melts, that is the end of it.  Stand fast in your convictions.

Prayer.  Dear Jesus, teach me to be true to my word, and true to You.  

The one who follows Me will never walk in darkness.  - Jn 8:12

Reflection.  Jesus offers the brightest light, which can never be extinguished.  Choirs of Angels rejoice in His radiant presence.  Follow Him.

Prayer.  Heavenly Light, illuminate the path I need to travel.  Guide me toward the light at the end of the tunnel.  

The Lord humbles and exalts … He raises the poor from the dust.  - 1 Sam 2:7-8

Reflection.  Nothing changes anxiety into joy like courage.  Courage conquers enemies from without and overcomes demons from within.

Prayer.  Dear God, protect me from my own thoughts, and help me to be in the knowledge of Your Love.  

For You are my refuge, a tower of strength against the enemy.  - Ps 61:4

Reflection.  Stand fast in your confidence.  If you are armed with the armor of faith nothing can harm you.  You have real protection in the Lord, and this knowledge will give you peace of mind.

Prayer.  Dear Lord, I will not be afraid, for You are always at my side.  

They forced me to look after the vineyards, but my own vineyard I could not watch over.  - Song 1:6

Reflection.  Some people are good at taking care of everyone else, but not so good at taking care of themselves.  See that this doesn’t happen to you.

Prayer.  God in heaven, I need wisdom to make the right choices in life.  Give me the power to balance things in my favor once in a while.  

Jesus broke the bread and gave it to them, saying, “This is My Body, which will be given for you.”  - Lk 22:19

Reflection.  The Holy Eucharist has provided strength and sustenance to Catholics for over two thousand years.  The Mass is a ritual, and a community prayer in which the one sacrifice on Calvary is re-presented on the altar.

Prayer.  Lord, strengthen my faith in the Eucharist; feed me with the bread of Angels.  

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