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Tag Archive for ‘gifts’

Wednesday 29 May

Acts 17:15, 22-18:1; Psalm 148; John 16:12-15 Understanding Jesus comforts his listeners, assuring us of the genuine gifts of the Holy Spirit. He will speak God's words and truths. This is similar to a conference when sign language is used. The translator signs the exact message being spoken to listeners. He signs the words of […]

Friday 1 March

Ecclesiasticus 6:5-17; Psalm 119:12, 16, 18, 27, 34-35; Mark 10:1-12. Abiding in love Abiding friendships and lasting marriages are some of the greatest gifts we can receive in life. We all value them and see in them a reflection of the life of heaven. Many people, however, do not have relationships such as these for […]

Monday 21 January

ST AGNES Hebrews 5:1-10; Psalm 109 (110):1-4; Mark 2:18-22 The power of God We tend to hide our weakness. We prefer to show our strengths. We would prefer to let the attention be on our gifts and talents and achievements. But Jesus accepted the weakness that being fully human implies. Thus he was able to […]

Christmas: a Time of Joy and of Loss

There is a season for everything, a time for every occupation under heaven. A time for embracing and a time to refrain from embracing. A time for losing and for keeping, a time for letting go. There is a season for everything. Ecclesiastes 3 It is November, and the stores are already in full swing for […]