Daily Reflection Questions for December 2018

Two other options:

Lk 17:7-10. What questions does this statement raise in me: “We are unprofitable servants; we have done what we were obliged to do”?

DateLiturgical CalendarReflection Question
December 1   Lk 21:34-36 How am I being vigilant in the face of “imminent tribulations?”
December 2 1st Sunday of Advent Ps 25 “To you, O Lord, I lift my soul!” To what can this invite me this Advent season?
December 3 St. Frances Xavier Is 2:1-5 How am I “walking in the light of the Lord” this Advent?
December 4   Is 11:1-10 What is the new shoot growing in our midst?
December 5   Is 25:6-10a How is the Lord’s hand resting on my shoulder?
December 6   Is 26:1-6 “Trust in the Lord forever!” Where am I most in need of trust today?
December 7 St. Ambrose, Doctor of Church Is 29:17-24 In what ways can I use enlightenment as the Incarnation nears?
December 8 Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary Ps 98:1,2-3ab What marvelous deeds is the Lord doing in my life?
December 9 2nd Sunday of Advent Phil 1:4-6, 8-11 What good work has the Lord begun in me?
December 10   Luke 5:17-26 What incredible things are happening in my life?
December 11   Is 40:1-11 How am I readying my heart to receive the Lord once again this Christmas?
December 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe Lk 1:26-38 How have I known the Lord’s favor?
December 13 St. Lucy Ps 145 “The Lord is gracious and merciful; slow to anger, and of great kindness.” How is this true for me?
December 14 St. John of the Cross Mt 11:16-19 How do I listen with the ear of my heart to others?
December 15   Mt 17:9a, 10-13 What prevents me from recognizing Christ in my neighbor?
December 16 3rd Sunday of Advent Lk 3:10-18 How have I experienced the “Good News” in my life?
December 17   Ps 72:7-8 “Justice shall flourish in his time and fullness of peace forever.” How am I helping this happen?
December 18   Mt 1:18-25 When have I experienced faith and trust as strong as Joseph? What was that like?
December 19   Ps 71 “My mouth shall be filled with your praise, and I will sing your glory!” How have I experienced this?
December 20   Lk 1:26-38 Where do I place my trust?
December 21   Song of Songs 2:8-14 What fuels my hope as Christmas approaches?
December 22   1 Sam 2:1, 4-5 “My heart exults in the Lord, my Savior.”
December 23   Lk 1:39-45 What surprise have I received this Advent?
December 24 Vigil of Christmas Ps 89:2-3 What favors from God have I been granted this Advent?
December 25 Nativity of the Lord Jn 1:1-18 How will I bring “the Word made flesh” to others?
December 26 Stephen, 1st Martyr Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59 How do I practice diversity?
December 27 John Apostle, Evangelist 1Jn 1:1-4 How am I sharing the very love of God with others?
December 28 The Holy Innocents, Martyrs 1Jn 1:5-2:2 How am I walking/acting in truth today?
December 29 5th Day Octave of Christmas 1Jn 2:3-11 How has the light of God’s love touched me?
December 30 Holy Family Col 3:12-21 How is “the word of Christ dwelling” in me?
December 31 7th Day, Octave of Christmas Jn 1:1-18 What fullness and grace is mine because of Jesus Christ?

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