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I Want To Be Your Hands.

Saturday August 19th - Saint John EudesSaint John EudesHAPPY ANNIVERSARY NICOLE - SIX AWESOME YEARS!Matthew 19:13-15Today there is a different meaning attached to the words, "lay his hands on them" especially when it comes to children. There are many times throughout the day that I am tempted to "lay my hands on" my own children. Lord, give me patience!When reading Scripture I like to look for...

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For the sake of the Kingdom

Friday August 18th – Saint Jane de Chantal, religiousSaint Jane de Chantal - The IncorruptiblesMatthew 19:3-12When teaching Pre-cana classes I always make sure that I tell couples that they have no idea what they are getting themselves in to. This always gets an uncomfortable chuckle until they see I am serious. I guess I take a little pleasure in taking them out of their dream world for just a...

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How many times???

Thursday August 17thMatthew 18:21 – 19:1Since I have two younger brothers this Gospel passage always makes me smile. In the previous passage Jesus told Peter and the disciples that if “your brother sins against you go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.” This is all well and good if he sinned against someone else or you see him partaking in sinful behavior. However, when the sin is...

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Go to your brother first!

Tuesday August 16th – Saint Stephen of HungryMatthew 18:15-20Someone once said, “it’s not the parts of scripture that I don’t understand that give me trouble but the parts that I do understand.” Today’s Gospel is exactly one of those parts. I understand fully that Christ wants me to take my grievances to my brother but this almost never happens.What usually happens when my brother sins against me,...

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My Silent Suffering (WCSS)

To most people I am a fun, witty guy who appears to have it all together. By all outward appearances I am a normal man going about the daily grind of work and family. However, I must admit that I have a dark, unseen, unknown side. It is my hope that in reading this others will be able to come forward and deal with this debilitating condition I am about to reveal. I suffer, silently but painfully,...

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