Daily Reflection Questions for May and June 2015

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Date Liturgical CalendarReflection Question
April 30   Jn 13:16-20 How faithful of a witness to the Lord am I in my daily actions?
May 1 Joseph the Worker Ps 90: 2, 3-4, 12-13, 14, 16  "Lord, give success to the work of our hands."  What recent accomplishments do I feel good about?
May 2 Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor Jn 14: 7-14 When Jesus says my name, is it out of familiarity, a close relationship or wondering where I am in relationship to him?
May 3 5th Sunday of Easter Ps 22: 26-27, 28,30, 31-32 “They who seek the Lord will praise him.” How do I praise God?
May 4   Jn 14: 21-26 What is it like to know that God and Jesus want to make "their dwelling" with me?
May 5   Acts 14: 19-28 What are the "trials" I have experienced so that I may enter into the reign of God?
May 6   Jn 15: 1-8 How can the words of Jesus "stay part of me?"
May 7   Jn 15: 9-11 How do I experience the spiritual joy Jesus desires for me?
May 8   Jn 15: 12-17 What kind of a friend do I have in Jesus?
May 9   Acts 16: 1-10 How do I seek to know and do God’s will today?
May 10 6th Sunday of Easter Jn 15: 9-17 How do I experience the spiritual joy Jesus desires for me?
May 11 Odo, Maiolus, Odilo, Hugh and Peter the Venerable, Abbots of Cluny Acts 16: 11-15 How do I offer the "hospitality of my heart" to others?
May 12   Ps 138: 1-2, 2-3, 7-8 “I will give you thanks with all my heart.” When and how do I give thanks for what God has given me?
May 13   Jn 16: 12-15 How do I trust in the Holy Spirit each day?
May 14 Ascension of the Lord Acts 1: 1-11 When have I felt the power of the Holy Spirit and then shared it with someone?
May 15 Pachomius, Abbot Jn 16: 20-23a In what ways has my grief been transformed into joy?
May 16   Acts 18: 23-28 How has this Easter season given me a renewed "spiritual fervor?"
May 17 7th Sunday of Easter Jn 17: 11b-19 How have Jesus’ prayers given me “full measure of joy” in my life over time?
May 18   Acts 19: 1-8 How strong is my conviction that I am a sacrament of Christ?
May 19   Jn 17: 1-11a In what ways will I be faithful to handing on the teaching which God has entrusted to me?
May 20   Acts 20: 28-38 How do I experience the words of Jesus: "there is more happiness in giving than receiving?"
May 21   Jn 17: 20-26 How do I experience the legacy of love Jesus gave the disciples?
May 22   Jn 21: 15-19 In what ways am I being asked to "stretch out my hands," to let go and let God be God in me?
May 23   Jn 21: 20-25 How am I following Christ today? Do I compare myself with others?
May 24 Pentecost Sunday Ps 104: 1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34; In what way can I be a channel for "renewing the face of the earth" this year?
May 25 Bede the Venerable, Priest Mk 10: 17-27 How have these words--"with God all things are possible"--been true for me?
May 26   Mk 10: 28-31 What have I left behind in order to follow Jesus?
May 27   Mk 10: 32-45 When have I last served my sisters and brothers … the homeless on the streets, the sick in the hospital?
May 28   Mk 10: 46-52 How do I respond to Jesus' question: "What do you want me to do for you?"
May 29   Ps 149: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 9 “For the Lord takes delight in his people.” How do I think the Lord delights in me?
May 30   Mk 11: 27-33 When I am questioned by others about my faith, how do I answer?
May 31 Trinity Sunday Mt 28: 16-20 How have I been commissioned by Jesus to share my faith?
June 1 Anniversary of Dedication of Cathedral, KCK Ps 112: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 How have I shined my light through the darkness of my trials?
June 2   Tb 2: 9-14 Am I open to receiving God’s generosity?
June 3 Charles Lwanga, Catechist, Martyr, and his Companions, Martyrs Tb 3: 1-11a, 16-17a In the midst of despair and hopelessness, whom do I trust and what do I do?
June 4   Mk 12: 28b-34 What helps me love people who are difficult for me to understand?
June 5 Boniface, Bishop, Religious, Missionary, Martyr Tb 11: 5-17 How have I been blessed today?
June 6   Tb 13: 2, 6 "Bless the Lord, all you his chosen ones, …" What have I been chosen by God to do or be?
June 7 Body and Blood of Christ Mk 14: 12-16, 22-26 How does Jesus fulfill the hunger of my heart?
June 8   2 Cor 1: 1-7 How do I experience comfort in the midst of affliction?
June 9   Mt 5: 13-16 How will I share the light of God with the people I meet today?
June 10   Ps 99: 5-9 How do I extol and worship God?
June 11 Barnabas, Apostle Mt 10: 7-13 How do I experience "the Kingdom of God being at hand?"
June 12 Sacred Heart of Jesus Is 12: 2-6 When has my trust in God left me unafraid?
June 13   Ps 103: 1-2, 3-4, 8-9, 11-12 What are some ways God has gifted me with kindness and compassion?
June 14 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 4: 26-34 How am I growing spiritually?
June 15   2Cor 6: 1-10 How am I responding to God’s grace in my life?
June 16   Mt 5: 43-48 Who am I being challenged to love today … a friend, a stranger, a co-worker?
June 17   Ps 112: 1-2, 3-4, 9 How do I experience "the Lord being gracious, merciful and just?"
June 18   Mt 6: 7-15 What things do I not share with God in prayer?
June 19 Romuald, Abbot, Religious Founder Mt 6: 19-23 What are the “treasures” I cannot live without?
June 20   Mt 6: 24-34 What is the depth of my trust in God?
June 21 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 4: 35-41 How do I show my faith in God and in my friends during trials?
June 22   Gn 12: 1-9 What vision stirs my heart to follow God as did Abraham and Sarah?
June 23   Mt 7: 6, 12-14 Through what gate have I made my choices today?
June 24 Birth of John the Baptist Ps 139: 1-3, 13-14, 14-15 Do I believe that I am wonderfully made by God?
June 25   Mt 7: 21-29 What actions am I able to do today so I may be a witness of my faith?
June 26   Mt 8: 1-4 What bold request do I dare ask God for today?
June 27   Mt 8: 5-17 What measure of integrity and trust do I possess?
June 28 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2Cor 8: 7,9, 13-15 “Whoever had much did not have more, and whoever had little did not have less.”
June 29 Peter and Paul, Apostles Acts 12:1-11 When have I been rescued by the Lord from the hands of evil?
June 30   Ps 26: 2-3, 9-10, 11-12 “Search me O Lord, and try me; test my soul and my heart.”

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