"Advent’s intention is to awaken the most profound and basic emotional memory within us, namely, the memory of the God who became a child. This is a healing memory; it brings hope."
–Pope Benedict XVI
No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined. -Harry Emerson Fosdick
St Cecilia – we must constantly sing GOD’S PRAISES…..there is salvific value in it
Today is Presentation of Mary
God’s will – can’t just be something we WANT …. Must be something we LIVE
With Every Act of Love, We Bring the Kingdom Come
Mt 6:10 – thy kingdom come!
Either Jesus is my King – or I’m my King. King of everything: bank acct, family life, calendar, to-do list, relationships, sexuality, etc….
"Be obedient and you will become a saint."
Jesus I surrender myself to you – take care of everything!
Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except the best. -Henry van Dyke