Minute Meditations

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Worldly Power

Francis has strong words for those who steadfastly refuse to adopt a life of peace, kindness, love of God and neighbor.

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Patient Parenting

Just remind your children every day that you love them, that you believe in them. There is great power in the love of a parent. They do not need things to be happy. . . . They need to know your heart.

– from Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta


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God's Point of View

Seeing things from God’s perspective takes time and a readiness to question conventional wisdom. By prayer, fasting, and works of mercy, we learn to look at life from God’s viewpoint.

– from Peace and Good

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Walk in Faith

Mother Mary is right there with us, granting her graces and lovingly pushing us forth—always towards her son, Jesus, so that we will be able to continue each day to put one foot in front of the other to walk in faith.

– from Our Lady of Fatima

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Cast the First Stone

Jesus said: “Let the one among you who is without sin throw the first stone.” Here he does not deny the Law, but he challenges those around him to understand that the punishment is to be to be meted out only by the sinless. Each man recognizes it is not his place — only God’s — to judge.

– from Sacred Silence

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God Is My Strength

God, you are my strength and my song. You are the reason for my joy. Fill me with your Holy Spirit, and drive away the forces of discouragement and despair. Jesus, I trust in you! St. Teresa of Calcutta, pray for us!

– from Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta

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Wrestling with Temptation

Let us remember this: at the moment of temptation, of our temptations, there is no arguing with Satan, our defense must always be the Word of God! And this will save us.

– from The Hope of Lent

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