Finding God's Goodness

Week 48. Gentleness. Greater Good.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

The virtue of hope grows gentleness within which in turn affects our behavior towards others. Hope helps us take the edge off our fearful thought patterns and connects us to a greater Good.

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Week 47. Compassion. Looking for God’s Goodness and Weekly Reflection Summary.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

Compassion brings healing into our lives. It is justice in action, giving others their due. Grace is usually involved in deepening our own knowing of ourselves and God. Take some time to walk through a situation that comes to mind that needs healing and journal through these four steps of Compassionate Communication.

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Week 47. Compassion. Peace.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

Where is peace to be found in the world? In the hearts of the wise and humble. Those who are humble enough to be at peace during anguish, to accept conflict and insecurity and overcome it with love, because they realize who they are, and therefore possess the freedom that is their true heritage. These are the children of God. We all know them. You do not need to go to the monastery to find them. They are everywhere.

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Week 47. Compassion. Transformation.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

Compassion is our natural state of being — it is natural to feel joy in giving and receiving from the heart. What happens, then, to disconnect us from our compassionate nature, leading us to behave violently or exploitatively? And conversely, what empowers some to stay connected to our compassionate nature even under the worst circumstances?

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Week 47. Compassion. Rule of Justice.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

The Lord comes to rule the earth with justice. So much of what rules our society causes strife and division. But when I keep my eyes focused above, I’m reminded to be confident. I am to rejoice in knowing there will be justice and to be grateful.

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Week 47. Compassion. Revival.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

Why is it said that the rejected will lead the revival for love and justice? It is because the rejected help us open our hearts, which then leads us down the path of compassion.

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Week 47. Compassion. The Cornerstone.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

The rejected stones make the best cornerstones. The rejected stones actually make the best foundation holders. And whenever you see rejected stones becoming the focus of society, it is the Lord’s doing.

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Week 46. Language of Life. Looking for God’s Goodness and Weekly Reflection Summary

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of faith grows our faithfulness.

A Practice of Feeling Peace

The Institute of Heartmath has done extensive research to develop a theory that when all of our organs are working together in simultaneous rhythm, our minds and our emotions tend to be more stable. More specifically, when the rhythm of our heartbeat remains even, we are able to think more clearly and feel more present in every moment and in every action. This is called entrainment. This is a quick, easy practice that will help you familiarize yourself with entrainment and you can use this in any situation as a way to focus on the present moment.

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