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Gratitude

Luke 1:46-47 “And Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior.” Mary is the great example of listening to God and saying “yes.” When asked if she would be the mother … Continue reading

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Spiritual Thirst

Psalm 42:2-3 As the deer longs for streams of water, so my soul longs for you, O God. My being thirsts for God, the living God. We each have a deep yearning inside…a yearning that longs to be satisfied. Why … Continue reading

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Spiritual Pollution

Mark 4:18-19 “Those (seeds) sown among thorns are another sort. They are the people who hear the word, but worldly anxiety, the lure of riches, and the craving for other things intrude and choke the word, and it bears no … Continue reading

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Contemplation and Action

Matthew 7:24 “Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.” Listening to Jesus’ words means more than just hearing them. Listening implies we are … Continue reading

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Contemplative Living

Luke 10:40-42 Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me by myself to do the serving? Tell her to help me.” The Lord said to her in … Continue reading

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