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XXXIV. I do think all who know of Him, He calls

Then he said to all, “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my … Continue reading

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XXX: I fear each choice I’ve made was for the wrong

“We know that all things work for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.” –Rom 8:28 I fear each choice I’ve made was for the wrong, See only a disaster of my making. ‘Tis … Continue reading

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XIX. My human heart two masters cannot claim

“He even goes among the pots and pans.” –St. Teresa of Avila My human heart two masters cannot claim; Division proves its natural, deadly foe. It rends itself to shreds in masters’ name, And fails both lords whose glory it … Continue reading

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XVIII. O Lord, how should I serve you? Where to go?

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare … Continue reading

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XI. Come three o’clock, I lose myself in thoughts

The soldiers led him away inside the palace, that is, the praetorium, and assembled the whole cohort. They clothed him in purple and, weaving a crown of thorns, placed it on him. They began to salute him with, “Hail, King of the … Continue reading

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X. To melancholic souls joy comes not quick

You have made us for Yourself, O God, and our hearts are restless ‘til they rest in thee. –St. Augustine To melancholic souls joy comes not quick. We feel the aches of life, our flaws profound. So apt are we to … Continue reading

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VII. So many times I tremble

Then the boy’s father cried out, “I do believe, help my unbelief!” -Mark 9:24 So many times I tremble, and say naught, And yet I know You: God, as You did claim. So often, mere security I’ve sought. Though weak I … Continue reading

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