Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
November 7, A.D. 2005
Psalm 139:1b-3, 4-6, 7-8, 9-10
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
All exhortations to lead a holy life include prayer and daily
the words of Holy Scripture. For the average person who hasn't been
in this daily activity, beginning is the first step and can take
For all, it is God who invites us to prayer. It is He who calls us and
always calling us to Himself. It will however require that we respond.
think of it: God calls us! Are we going to refuse to answer our
Creator? It means that we can't just operate on the way we feel,
there will be many difficult days when it seems that we "get nothing²
Perseverance will be required. Understand that "getting something out
it" is not all there is to daily prayer, which St Teresa of Jesus
simply as "loving conversation with the One who we know loves us," It
giving back something in return - our time, our attention, our love,
Holy Scripture poses this question, "How can I repay the Lord for all
goodness to me...?" How, indeed....
- Donna Raye Nelson, OCDS
(drn3rd at hotmail dot com)
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