Daily Reflection Questions for February 2017

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DateLiturgical CalendarReflection Question
Feb. 1   Mk 6:1-6 Who are the prophets in my midst and how do I listen to them?
Feb. 2 Presentation of the Lord Mal 3:1-4 How well do I pay attention to the presence of God in the little ways in my life?
Feb. 3 Blaise Bishop, Martyr Mk 6:14-29 How do I resolve grudges that I have harbored in my heart?
Feb. 4   Ps 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6 “The Lord is my shepherd …” In what ways does God shepherd me?
Feb. 5 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Is 58:7-10 Am I able to share my bread with the hungry, help clothe the naked and shelter the oppressed? How do I do this?
Feb. 6 Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs Gn 1:1-19 When I recognize the goodness that surrounds me how do I show my appreciation?
Feb. 7   Gn 1:20 to 2:4a What kind of caretaker of God’s creation am I?
Feb. 8   Mk 7:14-23 What is in the depths of my heart that I do not want to look at, but needs God’s healing love.
Feb. 9   Mk 7:24-30 What is the ‘poverty of spirit’ that I embrace?
Feb. 10 Scholastica. Religious Founder How will I share the love of Christ with others today?
Feb. 11   Mk 8:1-10 Am I able to nourish others by my witness?
Feb. 12 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1Cor 2:6-10 “For the Spirit scrutinizes everything, even the depths of God.” What is the Spirit searching in the depth of my heart?
Feb. 13   Mk 8:11-13 In my generation, can I really live, “not my will but Yours be done?”
Feb. 14 Cyril, and Methodius, Bishops Mk 8:14-21 Do I embrace God’s teaching and share in his compassion with others?
Feb. 15   Mk 8:22-26 When have I allowed Jesus to take me by the hand and help me?
Feb. 16   Gn 9:1-13 How accountable am I living the covenant established between God and every living being, creature and earth?
Feb. 17   Mk 8:34 to 9:1 What small daily crosses have I taken up recently and how have I managed to carry them? Alone or with help from a friend?
Feb. 18   Heb 11:1-7 How does my faith support my hopes and desires?
Feb. 19 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1Cor 3:16-23 How am I the temple of the Holy Spirit?
Feb. 20   Mk 9:14-29 “I do believe, help my unbelief!”
Feb. 21   Sir 2:1-11 How may I describe my trust in the Lord?
Feb. 22 Chair of Peter Apostle, Feast. Mt 16:13-19 Who is Jesus for me and how do I proclaim this?
Feb. 23 Polycarp Mk 9:41-50 “Keep salt in yourselves and you will have peace with one another.” What does this mean for me?
Feb. 24   Sir 6:5-17 “A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter.” Who is my sturdy shelter?
Feb. 25 Walburga Mk 10:13-16 What sort of compassion and patience do I have for those who come to me for attention?
Feb. 26 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Is 49:14-15 “I will never forget you.” Remember these words always.
Feb. 27   Mk 10:17-27 How can it be that those who have less are rich?
Feb. 28   Mk 10:28-31 Am I able to follow Jesus with a cheerful spirit?

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