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Devotion and Reflection for Daily Reading for the Week of September 2021

For Children

Watch the following You Tube link together.  Talk about the video- what difference does giving make. Pray this prayer or another together:

Dear Jesus, make my heart a joyful, giving heart. Amen

You- Tube:  The Cheerful Giver | A Story About Giving

Luke 15:8-10

“Or what woman having ten silver coins,[a] if she loses one of them, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it? When she has found it, she calls together her friends and neighbors, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found the coin that I had lost.

For Reflection

What does it mean to you to live as a self- giving person?

What do you see in yourself and those around you as you close up to self-giving?

What do you see in yourself and those around you as you open to self- giving?

Pray this prayer, or one like it:

Take my life and let it be
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee.
Take my moments and my days,
Let them flow in endless praise.

Take my hands and let them move
At the impulse of Thy love.
Take my feet and let them be
Swift and beautiful for Thee.

Take my silver and my gold,
Not a mite would I withhold.
Take my intellect and use
Every pow’r as Thou shalt choose.

Take my love, my Lord, I pour
At Thy feet its treasure store.
Take myself and I will be
Ever, only, all for Thee.