April 26

 Reflection

The vitality of God be mine this day
the vitality of the God of life.
The passion of Christ be mine this day
the passion of the Christ of love.
The wakefulness of the Spirit be mine this day
the wakefulness of the Spirit of justice.
Celtic Benediction

Prayer

May I be fully alive this day

Action

Today I will try to be attentive to the presence of God in my life and in this world.

Suggested Reading 

You show me the path of life, O God,
In your presence there is fullness of joy.
 Psalm 16:11

God loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the love of God.
Psalm 33:5

Let us ask the Holy Spirit for the grace to live daily according to the mind of Jesus and his Gospel.
Pope Francis

The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word ‘love’. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.
Lydia M. Child

When you make a solid commitment to restructure the spiritual vitality in yourself, there is no end to the healing that you can experience in all areas of your life. 
Sereda Aleta Dailey

Christianity is not a system of philosophy, nor a ritual, nor a code of laws; it is the impartation of a divine vitality. Without the way there is no going, without the truth there is no knowing, without life there is no living.
Merrill C. Tenney

A passion for God isn’t necessarily the same as abiding in God; it must be coupled with obedience to be true love for God.
Ed Cole

The secret of the Christian’s passion is simple: Everything we do in life we do it as to God and not to men.
David Jeremiah

Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.
Cornel West

By acting compassionately, by helping to restore justice and to encourage peace, we acknowledging that we are all part of one another.
Rahm Dass

To be just, it is not enough to refrain from injustice. One must go further, and refuse to play it’s game: substituting love for self-interest as the driving force of society.
Pedro Arrupe SJ

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