That’s a hard question and I don’t have an easy answer to it. It is something that I struggle with which is why I think the Lord lead me to make “trust” as my focus word for 2013. I clearly need the practice!
The scripture that stands out most to me in regards
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Mary: Our Sorrowing Mother
“From Mary we learn to surrender to God’s Will in all things. From Mary we learn to trust even when all hope seems gone. From Mary we learn to love Christ her Son and the Son of God!” –Pope John Paul II
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Call it the joy of Easter, call it spring fever, or just call me crazy , but lately my heart has been full of the praises of the Lord, and I can’t resist sharing the many attributes of our great God!
1. Merciful. This past Sunday
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Barb over at Suffering with Joy, has a fantastic, thought-provoking reflection about our Christian “rights, duties and obligations” as citizens of the US.
Here’s a peek:
“Our society has become confused as to what is Caesar’s and what is God’s. A large percentage of society, in fact, doesn’t believe in God and therefore doesn’t believe
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In this week’s Advent Meditation, my friend Anne is expounding on the life and mission of Mary, the Blessed Mother. Here’s a snippet:
“What Mary does, who Mary is, how Mary is obedient and LOVES God is the model for us, the the REAL HUMAN EXAMPLE of how we
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This gorgeous Lenten Hymn is more of a prayer than a song:
P.s., please say a prayer for my cousin’s wife who is battling cancer. It went from her lungs to hip to neck and to now her brain. Thank you.
(Linked to Fearless Friday.)
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I’ve been hearing the call from the Lord to fast for several months now. I’ve been ignoring it. It’s not that I don’t want to obey God’s call or anything. It’s just that, well, the idea of fasting is scary. I’ve never been good at fasting. Trying to get through Ash Wednesday and Good Friday
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This coming Tuesday will be the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. I think the following scripture (the 2nd reading from the feast day’s mass) from Philippians 2:6-11 sums up this feast perfectly:
Though He was in the From of God, Jesus did not deem equality with God something to
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If it wasn’t Sunday, it would be the memorial of the beheading of St. John the Baptist.
“Now Herod had arrested John, bound him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, for John had said to him , It is not lawful for you to
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“For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.” Luke 12:34
I was challenged by these words today. I felt personally asked, “Where does your heart lie?” Truth be told,
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