Please Jesus, keep true to your promise that you would never lay a cross greater than we can bear upon our shoulders. And when we forget this promise, remind us. Put somone in our way to tell us this, allow a page to open to the right spot in a book, let an image come to us. In some way, remind us of this promise and give us hope, that we might not despair.
When we are overwhelmed, remind us to look no further ahead than this day. Help us to remember to ask for the graces to get through this day and leave You to mind the future for us. Remind us to ask for the graces and the needs of this day to be taken care of.
Remind us to then to thank you for this day.
Further reading on the Exaltation of the Cross
Suggestions as how to celebrate this day as a family.