+ O God, to fall in love with You is the greatest romance, to seek You, the greatest adventure, to find You, the greatest human achievement.
*Pick one of the two below. Repeat it when you do another guide until it’s memorized, then do the next one.
The Greatest Commandment Prayer (The Shema)
- Teach us to live out Your greatest commandment: “Listen! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone! Therefore, you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.” -Deu 6:4-5*
*When Jesus was a boy, St Joseph taught Him to memorize and pray always these words.
Jesus told Venerable Sister Consolata Betrone: “The more that you love Me, the happier you will be!”
Choose Life & Blessing Prayer
- Help our family choose life: “Today, I set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life by loving God, obeying His voice and clinging to Him!” -Deu 30:19-20
Father in Heaven, strengthen parents to lead their children to heights higher than they can imagine. +Amen
I am still working on having the vulnerability and humility to look silly in front of others with my kids, ie- dancing.
It is hard to lead by looking foolish. Though, it builds character and gives your children the freedom to makes foibles and be foolish too.
My kids know I have little rhythm. So, my dancing is often for their comical relief. 😉