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Pause and Pray

Imagine the Joy You Can Have

Oct 6, 2020
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May this prayer--based on the expression of my parish priest, Father Cid--open you to new possibilities: “Imagine the joy you can have!”


Dear God,
Today, help me release
the tight hold
on my dark burdens
so light can reach into my heart.
Redirect my gaze
to the magic that exists all around me,
starting with the miracles in nature.
As I begin my day, opening my front door,
let me also open the door to joy.


How has your life been influenced by suggestions from people from your own faith community? What did they say? Can you practice those suggestions today?

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