One-Minute Reflection: Psalm 147:2-3 (30 Days of Prayer for Unity #17)

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The Lord rebuilds Jerusalem,

and gathers the dispersed of Israel,

Healing the brokenhearted,

and binding up their wounds. (147:2-3)

Reflection

One of the pillars of Jesus’ disciples is to bring together God’s children. To bring healing is another pillar.

Healing comes in many different ways, but they all have one thing in common, a fire for unity.

God healed Job, repairing his broken heart (see Job 7:1-7). Jesus cured Peter’s mother, restoring her to serve others (see Mark 1: 29-31).

To minister for unity means healing the brokenhearted and binding up their wounds.

Today’s Intention: Lord, strengthen us, that we may be ministers of unity.

Peace and Goodness

The Blind Man

‘”He replied, “Lord, please let me see.” Jesus told him, “Have sight; your faith has saved you.” He immediately received his sight and followed him, giving glory to God.”‘ – (Luke 18: 41-43)

In today’s scripture a blind man is undeterred by his handicapped and people’s rebukes to seek Jesus Christ’s healing power. Jesus moved by his faith cured him.

God has the power to heal us from the blindness in our hearts if we truly desire it. Let’s us ask him today to bless us with his grace and show us how to seek his cure.

May God bless you! Happy Monday

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Holy Monday

“I, the LORD, have called you for the victory of justice, I have grasped you by the hand; I formed you, and set you as a covenant of the people, a light for the nations, To open the eyes of the blind, to bring out prisoners from confinement, and from the dungeon, those who live in darkness.” ~ Isaiah 42: 6-7

God as we celebrate this Holy Monday send your Holy Spirit to give us fortitude to share your light with others, especially the poor and the afflicted.  Let our thoughts, words, and actions be instruments of healing. Jesus Christ’s love was meant to be shared. It is only when we can share it with those imprisoned by hopelessness, misfortune, and pain that we bring about freedom to ourselves and to others.