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Topic: determination

Prayer

Woman at the Well

I don’t even want to recount
what has happened
in my life this year.
I just want to be with the One
who already knows.
who knows me through and through
better than I know myself.

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A nurses’ prayer to be enough during COVID-19 pandemic

Lord Jesus, You only have us,
to stand in for You. Make ours Your healing touch. Make ours the words You’d speak.
Make our outreach to families and loved ones the comfort and hope You’d give.
Let us be Your love.

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Prayer in this Time of Need

Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.

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Prayer

May I see clearly …

May I see clearly with the eye of my beating heart. May I have the wisdom to listen with special care. May my heart and mind be in tune to…

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Healer

Her voice echoes from of old, beckoning me to be still.

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Prayer for guidance

At times when the way ahead,
or even the next step,
seems unclear,
assure me that You know what is to come;
that You envision
a plan to prosper me and not to harm me,
to give me a future full of hope.

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“We must pray: it is our food without which nourishment we perish.”

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“If ... you are quite determined to belong entirely to God, to work with all your strength ... I say to you with assurance, Come.”

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“Come then, dear daughters, to enjoy yourselves a little in the Lord and prepare for what the future has in store for you.”

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“Humble yourself - that is very good - but do not yield to discouragement.”

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“It will be good to die like Sister did, but for that we have to live as she did. She did not think even once that she had to be judged ... she ran toward Jesus with the greatest love but without a particle of fear.”

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“...if you protect us, the work we have undertaken for the glory of God will succeed, will prosper. Of this I feel almost certain.”

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Quote of the day

October 31
All Hallow's Eve
“A long time after the sun had disappeared the moon succeeded it, and it knew a more somber clarity; we were still there to admire the Works of Creation and to make the most serious reflections on what we beheld and on our present position.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin