Week Fifty-Two: Light in the Darkness

Preparation

  • Recite Psalms 130 and 131
  • Moment of silence

Presence through the word

  • Psalm Reading

Morning:            Psalm 52

Noon:                Psalm 23

Vespers:            Psalm 104

Night:                Psalm 134

  • Moment of Silence
  • Scripture readings:

-Monday:            Isaiah 9:1-7

-Tuesday:            Luke 2:21-40

-Wednesday:      John 3:16-21, 31-36

-Thursday:          John 8:12-30

-Friday:              John 8:31-47

  • Moment of Silence

Practicing the presence

Schedule a time with your family or with a small group of like-minded friends. Discuss the following questions: In what ways do people experience darkness? Who are those in our lives who live in darkness? How have we been a light in the darkness during the past year? Brainstorm ways to demonstrate God’s light this next year. Select one way you as a group can show God’s light during the coming year.

Prayers

  • Prayers of thanksgiving and petition
  • Journaling or Silent reflection
  • The “Lord’s Prayer”

 

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About Darryl Willis

Darryl has been working for non-profits for over 36 years. His current work takes him to Ukraine several times a year. He has fallen in love with the country and the people. Darryl writes poetry and his work has appeared in several online and print journals.
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