8/8 – 1 Chronicles 29:1-30 – Other than material good, what is the spiritual legacy I would like to leave to my dear ones? Prayer starter: Blessed are you, for the life and death of David and for the rich and enduring tradition of music and psalms he has initiated and inspired.
8/9 – 2 Chronicles 1:1-17 – How do I value human qualities of wisdom and understanding? Prayer starter: Give us, O Lord, the wisdom we need to fulfill our day-to-day responsibilities and to find enjoyment in every aspect of our lives.
8/10 – 2 Chronicles 2-4 and 2 Chronicles 5:1 – How can I offer God a proper dwelling place in my life? Prayer starter: Lord of heaven and earth, let our eyes and our hearts be touched by the beauty of places dedicated to your name, and let us never forget that your true sanctuary is the heart of every human being.
8/11 – 2 Chronicles 5-6 and 2 Chronicles 7:1-10 – How can we make of our churches a place where the glory of God is fittingly proclaimed? Prayer starter: Every time we come to praise you, O God, in a building dedicated to your glory, let our hearts be open to the
needs and the cries of the poor.
8/12 – Romans 8:1-17 – When I come to the house of God, what do I expect most: comfort, challenge, quiet, healing, or conversion? Prayer starter: We thank you Lord for listening and for attending at all times to our needs and our prayers.
8/13 – 2 Chronicles 9:1-12 – Do I show real and sincere interest in genuine wisdom from whatever horizon or culture? Prayer starter: Lord, open our hearts to your wisdom revealed in Scripture and that you have given through sages from all ages, horizons, and cultures.
8/14 – 2 Chronicles 9:13-21 – What do I learn about the value of my own life in hearing the judgement of the Chronicler on Solomon? Prayer starter: Lord you are the one that called every one of us to life. Help us to appreciate this gift of yours and to live up to your expectations of us.