|My Dear Young Friends|
Pope John Paul II
Teach me to do your will.
“I want to invite you this year to fix
your eyes on Jesus, Teacher and
Lord of life.”
-Pope John Paul II, World Youth Day XII
Think About That
We tend to “fix our eyes” on things that we find
attractive, right? Well, fixing our eyes on Jesus
means that we find him and his ways attractive
to us. By fixing our eyes on him, we can learn
more about him, as we study his ways and his
Do you have a crucifix or a cross in your room?
If not, perhaps you might get one to hang on a
wall. You also may have some other sacred
object or a copy of the sacred Scriptures. Fix
your eyes on this object or on the Scriptures.
See Jesus before you. Ask, “What can I learn
from Jesus, the teacher, today?”
Say A Prayer
Lord, help me to fix my eyes on you each day,
To find you attractive so that I might live like
You. Teach me your ways.