Wednesday, December 21, 2011

He Works With Us. By: C.C.

"Sincere devotion-true love of God-leads us to work hard, to fulfill the duty of each day, even though it is far from easy." (St. Josemaria Escriva)
Amidst the chaos and busy schedules of our days, we can be comforted by the fact that we do not work alone. No matter how heavy or impossible the tasks before us may seem if we are truly united with the Lord we can accomplish anything! "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" (Philippians 4:13) It is easy to get lost in our work, in our daily duties, and in the layers upon layers of tasks that build up before us. We must make an honest effort to take a moment to acknowledge and recognize our Lord amidst the working hours of our day. I have heard many people say that they have "No time for even God" this is often said as a result of the various demands placed on them. We must realize that it is in giving our time, ourselves, and our glory to the Lord that we will truly be able to accomplish our tasks no matter how impossible or overwhelming they seem. If we continue to work void of God and separate from Him, our labours will be all the more stressful. St. Josemaria Escriva reminds us today that having a true love and devotion to God leads us to work hard and fulfill our daily duties no matter how difficult they seem. Let us remember today that we do not work alone. Take time within your thoughts to invite the Lord into your work day and into your daily chores. Lord today I pray that you stand beside us throughout our daily tasks. Help us to keep our hearts and minds rested in You so that we can fulfill what is asked of us. Allow everything we do in our day to glorify You. Lord, help those who feel overwhelmed and stressed...give them what they need to get through their days. Provide them with the clarity to find You amidst their schedules and to recognize that there is always time for You. (C.C.)

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