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Topic: daily life
“Profit by the experiences of the past for the future.”
“Occupy yourself less about yourself and more about God.”
“What would the material be without the spiritual?”
“We would love to tell you again that every day we include you all in our labors and prayers.”
“We often cause pain to one another on account of the difference of our dispositions and natural inclinations.”
I’m throwing the unwanted scraps of my life here into the compost bin trusting that God can take what seems so useless and, amazingly, transform it into rich, dark soil…
Dawn at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
These winter days dark greets my waking, sometimes stars and moon. Flinger of stars, your power astounds. I feel so small. How like the little birds flying about, full of…
Technology Wisdom Prayer
This prayer by Cathy Campbell asks guidance and peace among the multitude of information available to us from current technology sources.
Prayer for homecoming
Bless us, most loving provident God, may this coming home be a re-creation and experience of hospitality and hope. May all who enter this home, may all who walk through…
Lord, it is hard sometimes to believe that you are really present in this world of ours. But I do believe it, Lord! Please help me live my life in…
At a Time of Family Conflict
All families know conflict. How we handle our differences and to whom we turn determine whether, and how fast, our scars will heal. You know, God, we are not a…
At a Time of Illness
We pray for wellness, but we accept the reality of illness. In so doing, we come to a deeper understanding of suffering in our lives and a greater sensitivity to…
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