February 19: Celebrate Your Progress

Day 5


Focus

Never end a period of examination without identifying some progress that you have made.

Act

Examine and celebrate your progress today by using The Dynamic Catholic Prayer Process (see below).

If you’re reading Perfectly Yourself, read pages 21–25 (paperback version) or pages 23–27 (hardcover version).

Pray

The Prayer Process

  1. Gratitude: Begin by thanking God in a personal dialogue for whatever you are most grateful for today.
  2. Awareness: Revisit the times in the past 24 hours when you were and were not the-best-version-of-yourself. Talk to God about these situations and what you learned from them.
  3. Significant Moments: Identify something you experienced in the last 24 hours, and explore what God might be trying to say to you through that event (or person).
  4. Peace: Ask God to forgive you for any wrong you have committed (against yourself, another person, or him) and to fill you with a deep and abiding peace.
  5. Freedom: Speak with God about how he is inviting you to change your life, so that you can experience the freedom to be the-best-version-of-yourself.
  6. Others: Lift up to God anyone you feel called to pray for today, asking God to bless and guide them.
  7. Pray the Our Father.

You can take The Prayer Process with you wherever you go with these Prayer Process Cards. (Also available for kids.)


How do you celebrate progress?

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