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I used to read from this prayer book every day in my 20s, and as I continue to find my way back to all the basics that gave me a strong foundation from which to thrive, I’m now integrating them into our family life as a way to stay connected and make sure we are keeping God, prayer, and faith at the center of our home.

I share with you here in hopes of exchanging ideas for creating family rituals at home, faith-based and otherwise, as a way to help us all stay connected as we remember and discover new ways to come together in a digitally distracted culture.

Shared from “Illuminata – A Return to Prayer” – Marianne Williamson

Dear God,

Thank you for this new day, it’s beauty and its light.

Thank you for my chance to begin again.

Free me fro the limitations of yesterday.

Today may I be reborn.

May IΒ  become more fully a reflection of Your radiance.

Give me strength and compassion and courage and wisdom.

Show me the light in myself and others.

May I recognize the good that is available everywhere..

May I be, this day, an instrument of love and healing.

Lead me into gentle pastures.

Give me deep peace that I might serve You most deeply.

Amen.

 

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Meet Veronica

Veronica is an Executive of a Cyber Security Search and Software firm aspiring to "balance" being an entrepreneur of a high-growth start up while meeting the needs of her family and her own mental & physical sanity. She is using the ups and downs of marriage and parenting as a pathway to forgiveness & growth, and thus, a recovering Type-A perfectionist, who is learning to practice patience, compassion, non-judgement and kindness towards herself and others on a daily basis. Veronica is also a Certified Health Coach who doesn't cook and is obsessed with finding the best juice and smoothie bars in every city she travel to. She's committed to hacking true wellness and vitality from the inside out and loves promoting people, places, & brands who do the mind, body, spirit, animals, & the environment good. She lives for dancing to 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today and dark chocolate. She's happy you're here, and welcomes you to join her on this journey towards practicing kindness in all aspects of our lives and sharing real solutions.

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