5/15 – Mark 1:9-11 – When do I end to forget my dignity and worth as a child of God? Prayer starter: Spirit of Truth, you reveal my true identity. Allow me to believe that I am a beloved child of God and celebrate the wonder of your gift.
5/16 – Mark 3:20-30 – When have I opposed God’s will, not out of weakness but willfulness? Prayer starter: Spirit of God, you are the presence of God in every time and place. Help me realize that I have the freedom to accept your light or to live in darkness.
5/17 – Mark 13:1-13 – Have I ever been surprised by effectiveness in my actions that exceeded my intentions? Prayer starter: Creating Spirit, you are always at work shaping the world according to God’s plan. Use me as your instrument. I open my heart to your will.
5/18 – Luke 1:26-38 – Do I believe that God is able to achieve what to me seems impossible? Prayer starter: Holy Spirit, you are the power of God. Help me to measure my future not by my strength but yours.
5/19 – Luke 4:14-30 – How would I define oppression? How could I be Christ to those who experience it? Prayer starter: Spirit of God, you are opposed to whatever is contrary to God’s will. Allow me to build justice, hope, and freedom today.
5/20 – Luke 10:21-22 – In what ways is it possible for me to simplify my life? Prayer starter: Spirit of truth, you know well the things that matter. Allow me to see your truth and live in your joy.
5/21 – Luke 11:9-11 – Have I ever been surprised by the way in which God has responded to my prayer? Prayer starter: Holy Spirit, even when I do not receive what I have asked for in prayer, make me thankful for the gift of you.