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Topic: journeys

Prayer

Woman at the Well

I don’t even want to recount
what has happened
in my life this year.
I just want to be with the One
who already knows.
who knows me through and through
better than I know myself.

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A walk with God

Be my guide.
Help me to be aware
Of all that lies before, behind and around me.

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Prayer

Community prayer

You are a remarkable piece of the puzzle of humanity. Let me fit you into the big picture according to my design.

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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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“Come then, dear daughters, to enjoy yourselves a little in the Lord and prepare for what the future has in store for you.”

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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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“In the midst of all our storms, however, we have the consolation of seeing the religious spirit become solid ... and that is not a little thing.”

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“As I said before, love caused her death. Love broke the bonds that held her soul captive. What a death! Oh, no, not death, but rather the beginning of life - and what a life!”

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“The tribulations which have afflicted our Community have produced very precious fruits.”

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“Let us take courage, my very dear Sisters; the Cross, it is true, awaits us at every turn, but it is the way to heaven.”

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“When we had left our country and all that was dear to us... We found waiting for us in a poor log cabin our God, our ALL.”

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“I passed my days contemplating the sea, the clouds, the vessels, the fish... What a religious pensiveness seizes the soul on beholding the sky and the ocean, which seem to the voyager as the only objects in creation.”

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Quote of the day

November 25
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
“It is never too late to begin to do well; the miracles of the Lord are still greater than our iniquities.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin