Prayers and Psalms of Mine

Geranium – watercolor F. McDonald

Morning Prayer for August

Almighty and eternal Father We come to you in praise and thanksgiving In your goodness you have given us all that we need. When that…

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Messianic Psalm

An exercise of writing our own psalm during our study of the Psalms. The Lord is robed in beauty, majesty and mystery. Holy and Powerful…

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Writing my own Psalm

This is another attempt at writing my own psalm. Blessed be the Lord who has given me this new day. May His name be praised…

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A Holy Spirit moment?

Last night, after a long and sometimes frustrating day, I was turning out the lights in the living room preparing to go to bed. The…

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Prayer to remember

Suscipe – A Prayer of Self-Offering by St. Ignatius of Loyola Receive, Lord, my entire freedom. Accept the whole of my memory, my intellect and…

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Why do I come to Adoration?

In the book of meditations I have been reading in Adoration, written by a Dominican priest, is the question “why do I come to Adoration?”.…

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Psalm 55

As for me, I will cry to God and the Lord will save me. As I read this Psalm this morning, I knew that the first…

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Jesus Calling

Each morning I read from a day book entitled “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young. The book was given to me several years ago. When I…

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Jesus Calling

I just happened to pick up the book “Jesus Calling” which I haven’t read for a couple of months. The reading for today said “…

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The “Our Father”

For several weeks now I have been thinking about the prayer which Jesus left to us. The Our Father. In Old Testament times the Jews…

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Experiences at Mass

I had another strange and beautiful experience at Mass on Saturday. Fr. Brian was the celebrant. There is a time after Communion is over that…

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Thinking this morning

As I lie in bed this morning, wishing that I had not woken up so early, I began to think about my spiritual journey and…

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Prayer I liked today

O Lord, as we travel through this day of our life, our strength is in you; in our hearts are the roads to our eternal…

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On the question of prayer

I have been struggling for some time with my prayer life. I tried the Liturgy of the Hours for almost a year but eventually realized…

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Baby Chicks

One of our older hens, Miss Chicken, started sitting on eggs a few weeks ago. When she could not be discouraged, my husband bought three…

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Morning Prayer

Almighty and Eternal Father I come to you this morning in praise, love and thanksgiving. In your goodness You have given me everything. When everything…

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