Remain in me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.
Many of us, O Father, overlook the fragrance of the rose while we are being pierced by its thorn. Increase my faith in life and in you, that I may not be dismayed over mysteries, but sincerely wait for deliverance. Amen.