BE VIGILANT

SATURDAY’S MANTRA

BE VIGILANT

OF THAT CONSTANT DAILY POUNDING OF WORK

STOP!  PRAY!  THEN YOUR TO-DO LIST WILL BE DONE

During December there is a panicky rush for preparing for the holidays.  These activities can wear us down. However, if we create some silence in our daily routine and pray, even for 5 minutes, surely divine assistance will come to the rescue!

Merry Christmas

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GILDED

Gilded Mary and Child

HAIKU

UNION OF GOODNESS

COMPELLING BENEFACTORS

MARY AND JESUS

…She receives our prayers, purifies them before giving them to her Beloved Son…

…and He never refuses His Mother’s petitions…

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“No one who believes in Him will be put to shame.”

Romans 10:9-18

ROCK SOLID

Meteora Greek Monasteries

Our Times

The times we live in today are dramatic and often dangerous

Norms shift and change quickly and people resist realities

Advent invites us to examine our personal foundation

Are our houses built on rock or on sand?

The Prophet Isaiah (26:1-6) gives this promise:

“A strong city have we; he sets up walls and ramparts to protect us.  Open up the gates to let in a nation that is just, one that keeps faith.  A nation of firm purpose you keep in peace; in peace, for its trust in you…Trust in the Lord forever!”

Christ is the Rock and Advent is the time to rebuild the house

…Lord keep us firm in our resolve to stand on firm Rock….