Instead of praying – “this is what I want and wish Lord,” ask and pray rather first in this way, “what is your desire for me Lord?” Only then that we will be able to get away from our selfish tendencies and intentions because we shift our focus from ourselves to God – from praying that comes only from personal wants to praying in his name.
Each of us too has that capacity to bring God’s presence to others. On this feast of the Visitation, we are called that through us, others will feel God’s presence. We do not have to do big and great things but simple actions and words to people who need our assistance and help, and our presence and person. A generous action and word to a person next to us would also be enough to let the person feel that God is present.
May 30 – Thursday of the 6th Week of Easter Jn. 16:16-20 Jesus said to his disciples, “A little while and you will no longer see me, and again a little while later and you will see me.” It is very difficult to let go of people especially of those whom you love so much. […]