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Understanding Divine Consolations as Gifts from God (The Transfiguration)
in Feast Days, Memorials, & Solemnities, Lectionary Cycle A, Lectionary Cycle B, Lectionary Cycle C

Understanding Divine Consolations as Gifts from God (The Transfiguration)

There many other things that can be said about Divine consolations, especially about the reasons why God decides to give them to us in the first place, but I believe that the most essential treatment that needs to be made here concerns how we ought to respond to them. I say that because Divine consolations will come to many us for whatever reason God deigns, but it is how we respond to them is what is most crucial to know.

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Approaching Lent as a Time to Reject the Spirit of Idleness
in Lectionary Cycle B, Reflections on Mass Readings

Approaching Lent as a Time to Reject the Spirit of Idleness

As people of God we were created to know, love, and serve Him. We were created for a definite purpose to love one another as Christ Jesus loved us. We were created so that we might glorify God by giving all of our life to back to Him. We were created so that He could live in us, with us, and through us. Therefore, if you are not actively engaged in knowing, loving, and serving God then you are idle and at grave risk to falling into the temptations of Satan.

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