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Topic: God's will

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“Grant, O my God, that all who dwell in this house may love thee much, may love one another and may never forget why they came here.”

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“... beseech [God] for the light, the grace, the strength we need to do in all things [God's] will.”

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“Yes, God truly makes use of the least likely instruments to procure [God's] glory.”

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“Obtain for me that my death may not be an unprovided one and that I may always be ready to say to the Lord when he calls, "My God, here I am."”

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“You can never give good judgement to those persons to whom God has not given it; for [God] alone gives intelligence, and [God] will not require what [God] has not bestowed.”

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“Continue, my dear and truly chére fille, to walk in the presence of God.”

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“... I now await in peace whatever it may please Our Lord to ordain for the future.”

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“In following the will of God ... one can never go too far.”

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Advent Poem

ADVENT journey down through the centuries of people seeking God to become flesh in their lives journey of people in high places journey of the lowly and the simple journey…

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Aging Prayer

Oh, God, awaken within me the gift of these years.
Teach me to trust so I can face my fears.

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Dandelion Prayer

Unwelcomed Save by children, Dandelion, I declare you Patron flower Of prophets. Who would Believe such power Lies within The beauty Of your soft Geometric fluff Posed to take A…

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Compost Time

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…

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Quote of the day

August 8
“Let not a cross look or a word vex you; no, nothing in the world is worth losing our peace for...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin