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Man’s Chief End

I like this summary of things: The source of all man’s life is to be found in God. Through His strength and all-pervading power He maintains man’s growth and development and, as his ultimate goal, He constitutes that happiness which

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Do not be afraid

It happened that he was standing by the lake of Genesareth, at a time when the multitude was pressing close about him to hear the word of God; and he saw two boats moored at the edge of the lake;

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Posted in Deus Caritas Est, Faith, Forgiveness, Humility, Sin

Big Circumstance(s)

I like this snip from St. Francis de Sales: But would you know, Philothea, which are the best abjections, I tell you plainly, that those are the most profitable to our souls, and most acceptable to God, which befall us

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Posted in Deus Caritas Est, Humility, Imitation of Christ, Saints, Suffering

My prayer for today

I didn’t write it, but it pretty well sums things up. O Lord, I shall suffer willingly for Your sake whatever You wish to send me. I am ready to accept from Your hand both good and evil alike, the

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Just What I Needed

I know I am not the only one to experience this, but it is a strange and wonderful gift that ofttimes when reading devotional literature on a daily basis we find that a certain day’s reading is exactly what we

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