Prayer of the Day

Daily Prayer

July 28th, 2016
"Jesus said; 'Have you understood all this?'" Matthew 13 : 51
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Jesus said to his disciples; ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea which collects fish of every kind.’ (Matthew 13 : 47)  God casts wide hoping to catch those who follow God’s way and those who do not.  Jesus’ life, death and Resurrection make that clear. We must choose to accept God’s invitation  and live according to the light of God’s way, but God offers us every opportunity to start all over again. Too often we make a judgement as to who is acceptable. That is God’s Job, not ours.  St Francis de Sales taught us not to be disheartened by our imperfections, but to always rise up with fresh courage.

Prayer

God our Potter, You have created us male and female in your image, and renew us when we fall. May we turn to you this day, to invite your hands to gently, yet firmly revive us that we might enjoy the fullness of life with you forever. Amen