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Topic: gratitude

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A blessing

The blessing of a new day. The blessing of color and sunlight. The blessing of the gentle breeze. The blessing of the cool shade beneath a tall lush tree. The blessing of a new path to enlighten my heart, inspire my soul and strengthen my faith. The blessing of family. The blessing of community. The…

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Prayer: Small blessings, big impact

Oh, God, it’s winter. I think of the small blessings of cold and chill, ice and snow, and how the season can have a big effect on my mood and feelings, if I let it. Small, one-of-a-kind snowflakes create big, white blankets of beauty and soon receive squeals of delight as youngsters, muffled and gloved,…

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“We are approaching very fast. How fast my heart is beating! If you knew what feelings one experiences at a moment like this!”

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“A good spirit reigns in our house...”

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“Our dear Lord has preserved us, and at this moment, eleven o'clock in the morning, everything leads us to hope that the worst is over.”

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“October 22! Fifteen years ago today we arrived in our forest. How many graces since then.”

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“How bountifully [God] provides for all our wants - I would even say for our pleasures!”

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“How truly is this part of the globe named the New World. Animals of every kind are the quiet possession of the woods; and here also are the hummingbird and a multitude of other birds.”

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“Every evening at the same hour when the weather was calm, I went to go on deck and bless God for all the wonders of [God's] creation. I loved to consider the care of God's Providence which extends even to the little fishes.”

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“Oh, how fortunate we are to have given the days of our youth to that God of love who gives us so much affection, and even more when we are old, infirm and crippled than when we were young and robust.”

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“The sea was no longer beneath our feet, we were on the soil of America! Impossible to describe what passed within our hearts at that moment.”

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“With hearts full of gratitude we offered our thanks to God for all the benefits bestowed on us.”

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“[Jesus] remains with us day and night, Yes, while you are peacefully sleeping, Jesus is watching over you. He does not sleep when we sleep.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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