Thursday, April 9, 2015

Easter Thursday

Blessed indeed are “those who have not seen, and yet have learned to believe!” Blessed are they who ask for no miracles, demand nothing out of the ordinary, but who find God’s message in everyday life.…Blessed are they who are quick to hear, humble, free-spirited -- that is, free from daily anxieties. Blessed are they who are able to find God’s message in the gospel reading for the day, even if they have heard it a thousand times, or in a sermon with no message in particular, or in phrases with no charismatic power about them. Yes, blessed are those who can find God in the rhythm of the mundane: in work and rest, success, joy, in encounters that gladden the heart, but also in occasions for disappointment or sorrow. Blessed are those who can see the Lord in all things!  ~Rev. Romano Guardini

If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation;
the old has passed away, behold, the new has come.
~2 Corinthians 5:17

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