Sunday, February 25, 2018

2nd Sunday in Lent

Lord Jesus,


grant me the courage to look You in the eye,

and the grace to accept the love and forgiveness You provide. 

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

"Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty" by the Lutheran Quartet

A Prayer by St. Anselm of Canterbury

Liturgical Year: Lent
O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You,
where and how to find You.
You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You.
You have made me and remade me,
You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess,
Still I do not know You.
I have not yet done that for which I was made.
Teach me to seek You.
I have not yet done that for which I was made.
Teach me to seek You.
I cannot seek You unless You teach me
or find You unless You show Yourself to me.
Let me seek You in my desire,
let me desire You in my seeking.
Let me find You by loving You,
let me love You when I find You.

Tuesday of the first week in Lent

More than anything else, I desire to-day to worship You.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Praise to You, Eternal Father, Lord of Hosts, King of kings and LORD of lords
All glory and honor and blessing and praise is Yours!
We praise You because you are worthy of praise
For the LORD has called David out of the mire, out of the wallowing pits!
For You have brought forgiveness and love to his house
Blessed is He, blessed is He!
Blessed is He who comes in the Name of the LORD
Hosanna, hosanna, hosanna in the highest!

Friday, February 16, 2018

We pray tonight for all those gathered at Ultreya in Your Name, in prayer, praise, and thanksgiving. Come be with them, let them know how much You care about each of them and the entire Cursillo movement. 
In Your mercy,
Lord, hear our prayer

Lord, if I'm honest with myself, do I really fear You?

Do I carry around a good 'fear of the Lord'?

In Your mercy, speak to me, to-day; Your servant is listening...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The 18th of Matthew

35* q So will my heavenly Father do to you, unless each of you forgives his brother from his heart.”

Lord, You desire friendship with all living souls. Help me to live this day like I really believe that.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Ash Wednesday

Lord, as we begin our Lenten journey, please help us to understand what it means for our lives that YOU want to be friends with us.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

From a collection published in the 1950's; a morning prayer:

Benefactor of all who turn to Thee
Light of all who are in darkness,
Creative principle of every seed,
Gardener of all spiritual growth,
Have pity on me, Lord,
and make me a temple without reproach.
Look not upon my sins.
If Thou takest account of my faults,
I cannot stand before Thee;
but in Thine immense mercy
and infinite compassion
wash away my stains through our Lord Jesus Christ,
most holy and Thine only Son,
the physician of our souls.
Through Him may there be rendered to Thee all glory,
power, honor, and splendor,
through ages of ages
which wane not and have no end.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

interest rates have been getting worse all day. to-day we received the most notifications about rates worsening than i ever have. i don't know why, Ron doesn't know either but Greenspan said something this morning that may have caused it.