2/14 – Tobit 13 – How can Tobit’s enthusiasm for God be an inspiration for my prayer? Prayer starter: We pray to you, O Lord, for the peace of Jerusalem. Hasten the day in which the city will live up to its name and be the city of peace where all nations concur and worship you.
2/15 – Wisdom 9:1-18 – How can prayer bring me a sense of fulfillment in my labor? Prayer starter: Give me a taste, O Lord, of “the wisdom that come from you” so that I can discern your will and fulfill my vocation in the world you created and entrusted to our human hands.
2/16 – Sirach 36:1-22 – How can prayer help me get involved in working to the advent of a new world of justice and peace? Prayer starter: Lord of history, we are worried about this planet. Give us new signs of hope as we work for the advent of peace and justice for all nations.
2/17 – Psalm 1 – Do I meditate and find delight “day and night” in the Word of God, whether in the Torah or in the Gospel? Prayer starter: Through your word, O Lord, you teach us the way to true humanity and full happiness. Keep us in the joy of your presence and always grateful for your blessings.
2/18 – Psalm 19 – How does the contemplation of creation fit in my experience of God’s revelation? Prayer starter: Let me hear, O Lord, the unspoken words of creation. Let my heart be enlightened and my soul be revived by your Torah.
2/19 – Psalm 23 – In what circumstances of life, joyful or sorrowful, did Psalm 23 speak best to me or for me? Prayer starter: You are the Good Shepherd, O Lord, restoring our souls. You are the generous host who prepares a lavish table and a cup overflowing. Blessed are you at all times.
2/20 – Psalm 34 – To what extent is my enjoyment of life related to me experience of the goodness of God? Prayer starter: You are a God in love with life. Teach us to taste and see your wonderful goodness in the enjoyment of life.
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