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Topic: hope

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Dawn at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

These winter days dark greets my waking, sometimes stars and moon. Flinger of stars, your power astounds. I feel so small. How like the little birds flying about, full of motion; neighbor’s birdfeeder, down to the ground, up to branches, scattered by a larger bird. I am as fragile and frantic. Gradually light comes and…

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Prayer for homecoming

Bless us, most loving provident God, may this coming home be a re-creation and experience of hospitality and hope. May all who enter this home, may all who walk through these doors know and feel your love and presence. Keeping watch on our going out and our coming in, no one is stranger, all are…

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Bridge Prayer

Lord, it is hard sometimes to believe that you are really present in this world of ours. But I do believe it, Lord! Please help me live my life in such a way that it will be easier for others to recognize you. When I find doubt, help me bring a little light. Where I…

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin prayer

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, valiant woman of God, intercede for us in our needs. Implore for us through Jesus, the Christ, the gifts of a living faith, abiding hope and steadfast charity, so that through a life of prayer and service with others we may aid in promoting the Providence of God among all peoples.…

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Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home

Woman of response whose initial “yes” set in motion the greatest possibility that could ever be; whose continuing “yes” fed a developing faith thoughout a lifetime of availability to God’s power in her regard. Woman of relationship whose openness let others into her life to shape it, to form it; whose surrender left her vulnerable…

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Prayer to the Providence of God

Written by St. Claude La Colombiere, SJ Loving and tender Providence of my God, into your hands I commend my spirit; to you I abandon my hopes and fears, my desires and repugnances, my temporal and eternal prospects. To you I commit the wants of my perishable body; to you I commit the more precious…

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Prayer of Complete Trust

Do not look forward to the changes and chances of this life with fear. Rather, look to them with full confidence that, as they arise, God to whom you belong will in his love enable you to profit by them. He has guided you thus far in life, do you but hold fast to his…

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Sisters of Providence Litany of Nonviolence

Provident God, aware of our own brokenness, we ask the gift of courage to identify how and where we are in need of conversion in order to live in solidarity with Earth and all creation. Deliver us from the violence of superiority and disdain. Grant us the desire, and the humility, to listen with special…

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January 29
“Indeed it is very difficult, and it requires an uncommon virtue, not to make others suffer when we suffer.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin