Finding God's Goodness

The Power of Choice: Weekly Reflection Summary and Finding God’s Goodness

Sunday – Day by Day Finding God’s Goodness. Spending just five minutes each day in prayer, meditation, reflection on God’s word and the examples of the saints, we can awaken our hearts to this goodness.

Monday – Choosing Wisely. Prudence is the virtue that disposes practical reason to discern our true good in every circumstance and to choose the right means of achieving it.

Tuesday – Believing God is Goodness. “Three things are necessary for the salvation of man:  to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.” — St. Thomas Aquinas

Wednesday – Learning Peaceful Ways. “Lord, make me know your ways. Lord, teach me your paths. Make me walk in your truth and teach me: for you are God my savior.” Psalm 25

Thursday – The Superpower of Curiosity. “Fear (or awe) of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, understanding marks all who attain it. “Psalm 111:10

Friday – Meaningful Priorities. “Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself” (Matthew 6:34).

Finding God’s Goodness in the practice of prayer. Contemplate the source of prudence and wisdom.

Jesus, artful Master of Parables,
Your prudence eluded the hypocrites.
Your actions were known before creation,
Displaying all the wisdom of Your prudence.
Eternity must have attended to minutia.
Being prudent in Your best interest,
You considered all potential consequences,
Securing the outcome of Your earthly life.
Grant me the prudence to always be cautious
And sensitive to the basic needs of others.
Jesus, You have shown great foresight,
Prudence truly originates from Your Being.

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