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Timothy’s Help

Despite the two letters written to St. Timothy, he doesn’t get a lot of personal face time in the Bible; his various snippets are scattered.

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Anna the Prophetess

Prophetesses are not often discussed in biblical discussions, however, St. Anna the Prophetess deserves some notice. She was a longtime widow, prayerful, elderly, devoted to God, and recognized Christ when he was presented at the Temple!

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Here I Am, Lord

“He [Ananias] answered, ‘Here I am, Lord’” (Acts 9:10). The words “Here I am, Lord” are spoken by a variety of people in the Bible, including St. Ananias.

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Jesus, My Love!

I’m always intrigued with people’s last words before they pass on. Blessed Eleanor Arcangela’s (1460–1495) last words were, “Jesus, my love!”

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Prepare a Guest Room for Me

“Please prepare a guest room for me.” I like to think that Philemon and Apphia were joyful at the thought of Paul visiting them and would have happily prepared a room for him.

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