Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Gift of Free Will

The Gift of Free Will Heavenly Father, thank you for the gift of free will. I know that I can disobey you—you have given me that power—but instead I submit my will to your will. I want to be as … Continue reading

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Serve Others

Serve Others May the Holy Spirit guide us to be generous in building up our society so that no one’s genuine needs go unmet. Like Jesus, may we come to serve, not to be served. — from A Retreat With … Continue reading

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Merciful Love

Merciful Love Through prayer God reveals himself above all as mercy—that is, love that goes out to those who are suffering, love that sustains, uplifts, and invites us to trust. A person who prays makes God present in the world. … Continue reading

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Invite Jesus In

Invite Jesus In A family is a small kingdom, and any kingdom can have only one king. We need to make sure that Jesus is the one seated on the throne in our homes. That starts by making sure that … Continue reading

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Be Proactive

Be Proactive The more deeply we become involved in the life of God and the lives of others, the more we realize that, as beautiful as the things we contemplate might be, and as much as we might enjoy just … Continue reading

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Why We Remember the 9/11?

Why We Remember the 9/11? It has been 10 years since the day that left America in complete devastation, despair and confusion. The effects of the tragedy are still so real, the wounds are still so fresh, but it is … Continue reading

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Talk is Cheap

Talk is Cheap “Make me an instrument of your peace,” we frequently sing, invoking the spirit of St. Francis. But we need to take it a step farther: Not only must we become instruments, but we must be active instruments. … Continue reading

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