Tag : compassion

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Life sometimes takes you down lonely country roads on unexpected side trips. You feel comfortable where you are, or at least somewhat secure – and then you hit the ruts in the dirt road. This is where I’ve been since late last May. For the months of May and June, it was like an avalanche …
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. G.K. Chesterton
Where there is no love, pour love in, and you will pull love out. St. John of the Cross
Dream Over That was the headline for a story on Susan Boyle, the contestant who caught the attention of the world in Britain’s TV talent show – Britain’s Got Talent.  She wasn’t your average – wait, she was your average-looking singer.  She wasn’t this polished, made-up and groomed mega-star like Beyoncé – or whatever she’s …
  If you judge people, you have no time to love them.   Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta    
Broken things are precious. We eat broken bread because we share in the death of our Lord and his broken life. Broken flowers give perfume. Broken incense is used in adoration. A broken ship saved Paul and many other passengers on the way to Rome. Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into …
We know that every effort to better society, especially where injustice and sin are so ingrained, is an effort that God blesses, that God wants, that God demands of us. Archbishop Oscar Romero March 24, 1980 Last homily before he was martyred for the people of El Salvador
If we pray, we will believe. If we believe, we will love. If we love, we will serve. Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta
We get so caught up in the nitty gritty of rules and judgments that we forget.  It’s not about the rules. It’s about how you treat people.  It’s about finding that person in the corner and finding out who they are.  It’s walking the talk and how you live each day.  What kind of good …
He is not wise to me who is wise in words only, but he who is wise in deeds. St. Gregory
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