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LOM 70

LOM 70


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Sunday, January 1, 2017

January 1, 2017: New Year Blessings!

A Prayer for the New Year

Dear Lord,

We pray that this New Year will bring us closer to You.
May we take the time to get to know You.
Help us to truly celebrate the gifts You have graciously given us
and use them to serve You and spread Your word,

May we also see and love you in all the people we meet,
so that in turn, they can see You in us.
We know that all human relations take time
if they are to grow and deepen.

This is also true of our relations with You,
the Father and the Holy Spirit, which must grow
over the course of our lives.
In this New Year, let us realise that every action of ours
no matter how great or small, enables us to be in touch with You.
Let us accept You in our lives as,
  • Truth, to be spoken
  • Life, to be lived
  • Love, to be shared
  • Joy, to be given
  • Peace, to be spread
and as Sacrifice, to be offered among our relatives, friends, neighbours and all people.