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On this day when we remember the Birth of John the Baptist, a few thoughts come to mind. First, he was a child of a promise from God, and second, his role in salvation history as the “forerunner “ – the one who was to “go before the Lord to prepare his way” (Lk. 1:76).…Read More
My dear friends, there is always divine assurance and reassurance in our relationship with God. He promised that he would not leave us orphans but would come to us in a little while (John 14:18). He speaks to us in various ways and means especially in our quiet moments. The first reading from the book…Read More
There were two rules I clearly remember my parents and grandparents ingraining into my head as a little kid: 1. Look both ways before you cross the street 2. Do unto others whatever you would have them do unto you (Matthew 7:12) I heard my grandmother’s voice instantly as I read the golden rule #2…Read More
Dear friends: I found myself this month of June having to prepare a retreat day and a conference for two communities of nuns within my religious institute. June is the month of the Sacred Heart, so to prepare, I delved into this devotion through some articles and by re-reading of Pope Pius XII’s Encyclical Letter…Read More
Today is Father’s Day. To excel as a father, whether a natural or spiritual one, you need to first excel as a child of God. So, that you can, in turn, model and lead others to our heavenly Father and our Lord Jesus Christ (see Matt. 18:1–4; 19:13–15). When we experience unjust trials, we might…Read More
Be Not Afraid. Don’t Worry, Be Happy. Take It Easy. Hakuna Matata. (Okay, maybe scratch the Disney phrase). But in Mark here, Matthew there or in Luke and John galore, Our Lord takes great pains to remind me often and anon to ditch the anxiety already and bask in his grace. With the dawning of…Read More
The first reading today is from Second Corinthians, and Paul recounts the trials and tribulations that he endured. If his life of ministry were a movie, most would see it as simply make believe. His words in the Bible are true, as are the beatings, shipwrecks, hunger, thirst and exposure. He was stripped of all…Read More
A quick search on “forgiveness without resentment” yields myriad frameworks for solutions such as “10 steps to letting go of resentment”, “30 tips to let go of anger”, or “Stuck in resentment? Four ways to move forward.” Further options include learning the “6 myths about forgiveness” or you could try “7 Lessons on How to…Read More
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I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the desolate pit, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God—Psalm 40:1-3
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