Daily Reflections for December 2014

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Date Liturgical CalendarReflection
Dec 1   Is 2:1-5 "The Lord will gather all nations into eternal peace." How can I maintain peace and let it flow daily from my being?
Dec 2   Is 11:1-10 How am I experiencing the spirit of Lord resting upon me today?
Dec 3 St. Francis Xavier Is 25:6-10a What causes me to be glad and rejoice in God's gift of salvation today?
Dec 4   Mt 7:21, 24-27 What is the strength of my own house when the storms and winds come in my life?
Dec 5   Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14 Am I able to rest secure in the hands of the Lord and trust that God is with me?
Dec 6   Is 30:19-21, 23-26 When have I felt that God has hidden from me?
Dec 7 2nd Sunday of Advent Mk 1:1-8 How do I "make ready the way of the Lord" in my own heart this Advent?
Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Lk 1:26-38 What are my experiences of finding favor with God?
Dec 9   Mt 18: 12-14 Do I watch out for any of God's "little ones?" What about the loners?
Dec 10   Is 40:25-31 When have I grown weary and in what ways do I find refreshment?
Dec 11   Is 41:13-20 How will I allow God to grasp my hand today and lead me?
Dec 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe Zec 2:14-17 How do I experience the Lord God dwelling among us?
Dec 13 St. Lucy Ps 80:2-19 Where have I seen the face of the Lord today?
Dec 14 3rd Sunday of Advent Is 61:1-2a, 10-11 How and when do I experience my soul rejoicing in my God?
Dec 15   Ps 25:4-9 How open am I to God’s graces working in me?
Dec 16   Zep 3:1-2, 9-13 How am I like a "rebellious city?"
Dec 17   Mt 1:1-17 In what ways am I in need of a "new birth" this Advent?
Dec 18   Mt 1:18-24 How do I experience Emmanuel, "God is with us?"
Nov 19   Lk 1:5-25 How has God shown me the way and made me stronger during my times of unbelief?
Dec 20   Ps 24:1-6 What am I doing to prepare my heart for Jesus' coming?
Dec 21 4th Sunday of Advent Ps 89:2-5, 27, 29 How do I share God's goodness with others who have less?
Dec 22   Lk 1:46-56 How do I experience God's mercy? How does it renew my spirit?
Dec 23   Mal 3:1-4, 23-24 How do I wait for the coming of the Messiah...am I open and ready?
Dec 24 Christmas Vigil Is 62:1-5 What is my experience of the Lord delighting in me?
Dec 25 Nativity of the Lord Is 9:1-6 How will I embrace the new light that has come into the world?
Dec 26 St. Stephen Ps 31:3-4, 6, 8, 16, 17 When do I commend my spirit into the Lord's hands?
Dec 27 St. John, Apostle Jn 20: 1-8 "He saw and believed." Do I believe?
Dec 28 Holy Family Lk 2:22-40 How is the mystery of Christ present in my family? in myself?
Dec 29   1 Jn 2:3-11 How will I walk in the light of Jesus today?
Dec 30   1 Jn 2:12-17 What are my deepest yearnings?
Dec 31   Jn 1:1-18 How can I work to grow in grace and in truth in the coming year?

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