Category Archives: Daily Drop of Hope

Daily Examen

March 27, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

Since the object of our love is infinite, we can always love more and more perfectly. St. Ignatius of Loyola O send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling. Then I will go to the altar of God, to God […]

Evening Light

March 25, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

May God be merciful to us and bless us, show us the light of his countenance and come to us. Psalm 67:1 It’s been a long day of news and announcements concerning the coronavirus outbreak. I’m grateful for my morning prayer walk and Ryan’s Morning Drop of Hope, because shortly after the day spun away […]

In the Waiting

March 24, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

So then, my friends and family, when you come together to eat, wait for one another— 1 Corinthians 11 Generous God, help us rest our lives in your goodness. Give us the patience and endurance to wait for our neighbors who also depend on your goodness. Amen Have you ever hiked with a tired child—one who […]

The Name Game

March 23, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1 Gracious God, help us to become masters of recognizing and regulating our own emotions and thus a transforming presence in […]

Take Courage

March 20, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side. Later that night, the boat was pounded by the waves, and the wind was against it. Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him, they were terrified. “It’s […]

Simply Enough

March 19, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

Every generous act of giving comes from above. James, the brother of Jesus Giving God, we are amazed by your creative generosity. Help us to trust and participate in your way of sharing and providing. Give us eyes to see who is being left out; and give us the courage to broaden our circles of […]

A Daily Drop of Nature

March 18, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy. Psalm 65 Creator God who is present in Jesus and every creature, forgive our small, cramped sense of life. During these unsettling days, draw us into your larger LOVE so that we might […]