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Day 238 – Fall of Jerusalem

Day 238 – Fall of Jerusalem

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read that Jeremiah is put in the stocks. He is hurt by this and reaches out to the Lord saying “you have deceived me.” Jeremiah is surrounded by false prophets who have no problem with lying. They falsely proclaim that God...
Day 237 – Water from the Temple

Day 237 – Water from the Temple

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read how Jeremiah compares Israel to a potter’s clay, which can be reworked into anything the potter chooses. God is the potter and he can shape us into the future he wills for us. There is also plotting against Jeremiah by those...
Day 236 – Rich in Love

Day 236 – Rich in Love

Thoughts and Reflection Proverbs remind us that there are things in this world that are more important than material goods — family, love, peace, joy, and the Lord. In Jeremiah, the Lord tells the prophet that he will not have a wife or children. Again we are...
Day 235 – Lying Prophets

Day 235 – Lying Prophets

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read that nobles send their servants for water but the cisterns are dry and they return with none. Similarly, if we have been unfaithful to the lord, we can find ourselves dry. We also hear of false prophets who are preaching lies to...
Day 234 – Jeremiah Complains

Day 234 – Jeremiah Complains

Thoughts and Reflection Today we learn about the virtue of docility. A person who has a docile heart, is open to whatever God wishes to teach him or her. In Jeremiah we are asked if we cannon compete with certain people, then why should we compete with God? It is wise...