Looking for You
Today I will speak with someone today about Jesus’ love for us as demonstrated through his Incarnation take a moment to read from the teachings of the Holy Father today
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Prayer: Jesus, I believe that you are the Word come into the world. I know you
speak to me of the Father, of his truth and love. I know that I can trust you to bring me to the
Father. In spite of the smallness of my heart, you come in search of me. Thank you for coming to
look for me.
Petition: Help me look for you
more today, Lord.
1. He Came to His Own: Our God
came looking for us. “It is not that we have loved God, but that he has first loved us” (Cf. 1 John
4:10). What is it that so attracts God to us? The Bible uses images of the love of a spouse or a
parent to help us understand how deeply God desires to make us his own. He knows that this is where
our true happiness lies. Often, in mysterious ways he looks for man in mysterious ways, but in Jesus
Christ he plainly shows himself and his desire to be with us. Do I appreciate the gift of the
Incarnation? Do I understand a bit better each day how humbly and powerfully God looks for my
2. Born of God: Our transformation into
Christ is a gift. God offers us this gift, and if we are open to it, he deeply changes our
relationship with him. Through Christ we have confidence to come before the Father. We can and call
him our “Father,” and not just our “Creator.”. Through Christ we have the power to lay aside sin and
put on the holiness of God. Through Christ we have the possibility of leaving a mark on the history
of salvation, helping to bring his Good News to the world. This comes from God’s goodness and mercy.
Do I appreciate the gift of my divine adoption? Do I try to live as a new man/ or woman, born of the
3. Full of Grace and Truth: Jesus Christ shows
us what it is to be truly human. The power and beauty of his life, the unselfishness of his total
love, help us see the heights to which we are called. He shows us that it is possible to be holy. He
leads the way. W; we have only to follow in his footsteps. And wWith him we can be confident that
the good we have done in our lives will last forever. Do I let myself fall in love with Christ each
day? Am I fascinated with him to the level that it seems I discover something new in him each day?
Can I say that each day he wins me more and more each day for his cause?
Conversation with Christ: Lord, thank you for coming to look
for me. Today I want to look for you, too today. Help me to discover you in faith. Help me to see
the signs of your presence in the Church, the sacraments, and the good you sow in those around me.
Give me new ears and an open heart to listen to your Word, and to welcoming welcome you into my
Resolution: Today I will speak with someone today about Jesus’
love for us as demonstrated through his Incarnation take a moment to read from the teachings of the
Holy Father today.