January 23, 2017
In what ways do you find it difficult to surrender to God? Read Jesus’ powerful words in John 15:7.
How do you find the time to pray every day? Do you set aside a specific time, or does it vary?
Do you ever feel that you are being forced to work long hours because of other people’s actions? Discuss how you might broach this subject with a supervisor at work. Seek counsel from Proverbs 29:11.
Do you take time away from your smartphone and technology to be present to others? If not, what steps could you take?
What does it mean to be a steward of our time talent and treasure? Do we give out of others' needs or do we strive to share what we have out of our own need to give?
Read and discuss the Magnificat. (Lk 1:46-55) How does Mary’s song of praise help us to understand our need to respond to God’s gifts with thanksgiving? Are we moved to give our time, talent and treasures in response to the great things that God has done for us? �