These short readings are those read, day by day, at community prayer in Taizé. The Bible reference given indicates a slightly longer passage.
Mon, 27 June
Jesus said: Do not be anxious about your life. Can any of you, by worrying about it, add a single moment to the length of your life?
Tue, 28 June
Paul writes: Now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I shall know just as fully as I myself am known.
1 Corinthians 12:31—13:13
Wed, 29 June
SS PETER AND PAUL
Paul writes: I have fought the good fight to the end. I have run the race to the finish. I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord will give me.
2 Timothy 4:6-18
Thu, 30 June
God says: My home is a high and holy place, but I am with the humble and contrite to revive their spirit.
Fri, 1 July
Jeremiah said: The word of the Lord has brought insult and derision upon me. And so I said to myself, “I shall not think about him, I shall no longer speak in his name.” But there seemed to be a burning fire in my heart, which I could not contain.
Sat, 2 July
God chose things that by human standards are weak to confound the strong. God chose what is lowly and despised in the eyes of the world.
1 Corinthians 1:26-31
SUN, 3 July
Jesus said: I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding these things from the learned and clever, and revealing them to little children.
Mon, 4 July
Jesus said: The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field that someone has found; they hide it again, and in their joy sell everything they have and buy that field.