Daily Reflection Questions for October - November 2015

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Date Liturgical CalendarReflection Question
Oct. 30   Luke 14:1-6 It is always lawful to reach out to those in need.
Oct. 31   Luke 14: 1,7-11 Lord, teach me to be humble and content with the lowest place.
Nov. 1 All Saints Mt 5:1-12A How can I respond to the Beatitudes in my daily life?
Nov. 2 All Souls Jn 6:37-40 Who have I rejected? Who am I rejecting today?
Nov. 3   Lk 14:15-24 Who do I welcome to join me at the Eucharistic table? Who do I exclude?
Nov. 4 St. Charles Borromeo, bishop Lk 14:25-33 What am I willing to sacrifice in my commitment to Christ?
Nov. 5   Lk 15:1-10 What relationships have I lost? Am I willing to work to find them?
Nov. 6   Lk 16:1-8 How creative am I in my use of the resources I have been given?
Nov. 7   Lk 16:9-15 How trustworthy do I see myself? How trustworthy do others see me?
Nov. 8 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time Mk 12:38-44 How do I share with others from my poverty?
Nov. 9 Dedication of the Lateran Basilica Jn 2:13-22 How do I treat the temple of my body as something sacred?
Nov. 10  St. Leo the Great, pope and doctor of Church Lk 17:7-10 How can I maintain a cheerful attitude in my work today?
Nov. 11 St. Martin of Tours, bishop Lk 17:11-19 How do I show my gratitude to others for all they do for me?
Nov. 12   Lk 17:20-25 Where have I experienced God’s presence in my life lately?
Nov. 13 St. Francis Xavier Cabrini, virgin Lk 17:26-37 How prepared am I to enter the Kingdom of God? How might I be more prepared?
Nov. 14   Lk 18:1-8 How persistent am I in my prayer life?
Nov. 15 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time Ps 16 “You will show me the path to life, fullness of joys in your presence…” O God, help me be joyful and full of life as I walk in your daily presence.
Nov. 16 Gertrude the Great Jn 15 1:1-8 What fruits have I been able to bear and share with my brothers and sisters?
Nov. 17   Lk 19:1-10 How persistent am I in overcoming the challenges I face?
Nov. 18 Rose Philippine Duchesne Lk 19:11-28 How can I help others to recognize the gifts they have been given and to use them to their fullest potential?
Nov. 19 St Mechtild Lk 19:41-44 In what ways do I work to bring peace into the world?
Nov. 20   Lk 19:45-48 How has commercialism crept into my faith life?
Nov. 21 The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Lk 1:46-55 In what ways am I able to lift up the lowly?
Nov. 22 Christ the King Jn 18:33-37 How do I listen for God’s voice, hear the truth and then testify to it?
Nov. 23   Lk 21:1-4 Do I give back only what I have left over or do I give from my best?
Nov. 24 St. Andrew Dung-Lac and Comp. Lk 21:5-11 Where do I see God working amidst war, destruction, violence and poverty?
Nov. 25   Lk 21:12-19 How willing am I to stand up and be a witness to Christ’s presence in the world?
Nov. 26 Thanksgiving Day 1 Cor 1:3-9 What am I most grateful for today?
Nov. 27   Lk 21:29-33 How do I take the time to appreciate the beauty and wisdom found in creation?
Nov. 28   Lk 21:34-36 What things get in the way of living my faith to the fullest?
Nov. 29 1st Sunday of Advent Lk 21:25-28, 34-36 How prepared is my “drowsy” heart this Advent season?
Nov. 30 Andrew, Apostle Mt 4:18-22 When have I heard God calling me, and what was my reaction?

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