Category: Mercy

The Foreboding Silence of Good Friday 

Good Friday Yet it was our pain that he bore, our sufferings he endured. We thought of him as stricken, struck down by God and afflicted, But he was pierced for our sins, crushed for our iniquity. He bore the punishment that makes us whole, by his wounds we were healed. We had all gone

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A Long Walk in the Desert 

A Long Walk in the Desert Dryness in prayer, deep quiet times without consolation and sometimes a feeling of holy isolation are often a part of our walk with Christ. Striving for that union He desires with us can leave us vacant in our soul as God perfects our soul toward His will of eternal

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True Friendship 

True Friendship  Pleasant speech multiplies friends, and gracious lips, friendly greetings.  Let those who are friendly to you be many, but one in a thousand your confidant.  When you gain friends, gain them through testing, and do not be quick to trust them.  For there are friends when it suits them, but they will not

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“You Are My Beloved Son”

And a voice came from the heavens, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” (Mark 1:11)  In this Divine revelation Jesus is revealed to us as our God, Lord and our loving brother.  How profound is it that God the Father claims us as His children and Jesus is our brother?!

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Finding a Forgiving Heart 

Finding a Forgiving Heart Then Peter approaching asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times. That is why the kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who decided to

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