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Week 42. Always Seeking. Through Love.

Valuing others is justice. Seeking justice coupled with the virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

We are all lovable. We may do things at times that are not lovable. I may do something bad but that doesn’t make me a bad person. 

This is Faith. 

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Week 42. Always Seeking. Faith and Reason.

Valuing others is justice. Seeking justice coupled with the virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

We are promised a new way of thinking. A mind set that is different. Am I in a posture of seeking and listening with the ear of my heart? Faith and reason lead us towards truth and making just decisions.

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Week 42. Always Seeking. Gift of Faith.

Valuing others is justice. Seeking justice coupled with the virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

If faith is belief beyond what is seen, how effective am I looking past the surface and seeing what is in the heart? Am I always seeking to see Your face?

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Week 42. Always Seeking. Justice.

Valuing others is justice. Seeking justice coupled with the virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

Justice is the virtue where I give others what is due to them. In a complicated world, it’s easy to lose sight of what we are due. We get caught up in the worldly realm of wants and desires rather than concentrating on the needs that bond all of us humans together. 

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Week 42. Always Seeking. Spirit of Peace.

Valuing others is justice. Seeking justice coupled with the virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

If we want peace, we must work for justice. How do I live a just life where I’m able to give others their due? I must constantly reach beyond myself and find my true, authentic self and learn to live in the Spirit of peace. Peace is not violent. Peace is compassion and mercy. It is forgiveness and humility. 

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Week 42. Always Seeking. Merciful Heart.

Valuing others is justice. Seeking justice coupled with the virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

The spiritual way is a path of the heart. It is one of mercy and healing, not only physically, but more importantly our souls. When we look at hurtful people, we need the eyes of Christ to see beyond their exterior. There are reasons a person becomes hateful, angry, or self-destructive. When we look at a person as a son or daughter loved by God, our hearts can reside in mercy and not judgment.

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Week 41. Attitude of Faith. Looking for God’s Goodness and Weekly Reflection Summary.

Valuing others is justice. Seeking justice coupled with the virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

Cries for justice ring throughout our nation and world every day, and even more loudly protests against injustice. Justice is not an idle topic for consideration, it is the issue of our day. 

What is justice?

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Week 41. Attitude of Faith. God’s Reach.

Valuing others is justice. Seeking justice coupled with the virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

To live our faith, we must do two things: love God with all our heart and love our neighbor as ourselves. We live with the eyes and heart of Christ, concerned with the poor and ensuring the dignity of work and rights of workers. This is how we extend God’s reach into the world. 

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