Finding God's Goodness

Week 51. Being Seen. Looking for God’s Goodness and Weekly Reflection Summary.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of love grows our generosity.

Father Richard Rohr offers a practice of deepening love and healing, teaching us to rest in love a place where we are seen.

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Week 50. Respect. Looking for God’s Goodness and Weekly Reflection Summary.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of love grows our generosity.

In the Franciscan Way, Father Richard encourages students in the Franciscan mystical practice of respectful gazing:

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Week Three: The Wisdom of Faith. My Life Is Not About Me

Faith is an attitude of trust and how I approach God. Faith is an openness to what God wants to reveal to me, to do in my life, and to invite my participation. It should be obvious that in dealing with the infinite and all-powerful personal God, I am never in control. 

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Gift of Goodness – December 29, 2021

A bit of goodness to start your day.

Simeon’s Prophecy 

Lord, now let your servant go in peace; your word has been fulfilled: my own eyes have seen the salvation which you prepared in the sight of every people, a light to reveal you to the nations and the glory of your people Israel.  

Luke 2:29-32
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Gift of Goodness – December 28, 2021

A bit of goodness to start your day.

From Tragedy to Glory – Feast of the Holy Innocents

When Herod realized that he had been deceived by the magi, he became furious.  He ordered the massacre of all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity two years old and under, in accordance with the time he had ascertained from the magi.  

Matthew 2:16

Today on the fourth day of the Octave of Christmas, we see out of envy and hatred, Herod had countless innocent children killed in an attempt to eliminate Jesus, the newborn King.  How is this same envy and hatred playing out in our world today?

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Gift of Goodness – December 27, 2021

A bit of goodness to start your day.

Contemplating the Eternal Word

Beloved: What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we looked upon and touched with our hands concerns the Word of life—for the life was made visible; we have seen it and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was made visible to us—what we have seen and heard we proclaim now to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; for our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.  We are writing this so that our joy may be complete.  

1 John 1:1-4
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