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« Reply #736 on: December 20, 2012, 02:36:07 PM »

A good quote for me to read today, thank you odhiambo!

How easy it is to be tempted to rely on material things for happiness!
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« Reply #737 on: December 20, 2012, 02:51:50 PM »

A good quote for me to read today, thank you odhiambo!

How easy it is to be tempted to rely on material things for happiness!


All too easy ! Sad
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« Reply #738 on: December 20, 2012, 10:56:03 PM »

The only true riches are those that make us rich in virtue. Therefore if you want to be rich, beloved, love true riches.
If you aspire to the heights of real honor, strive to reach the kingdom of heaven. If you value rank and renown, hasten to be enrolled in the heavenly court of the angels.
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« Reply #739 on: December 21, 2012, 12:42:40 AM »

Thank you! Cheesy

'The glory of one who knows how to suffer is so great that Heaven, angels and men, and even God Himself, gaze on him with joy as a most glorious sight. And if the saints in Heaven desired anything, it would be to return to earth so as to bear some crosses.'

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So powerful.  I was about to post a quote, but I think I'll put it off just to allow the profoundness of these words sink in a bit more!  Cheesy
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« Reply #740 on: December 21, 2012, 02:31:00 AM »

'For the rest, brethren, whatsoever is true, whatsoever is modest, whatsoever is just, whatsoever is pure, whatsoever is amiable, whatsoever is gracious, if there is any virtue, if there is any discipline worthy of praise, think on these.'

Philippians 4:8
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« Reply #741 on: December 21, 2012, 02:32:06 AM »

The only true riches are those that make us rich in virtue. Therefore if you want to be rich, beloved, love true riches.
If you aspire to the heights of real honor, strive to reach the kingdom of heaven. If you value rank and renown, hasten to be enrolled in the heavenly court of the angels.
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Thank you George!

I need to learn to think about the virtues more and more properly! So as to truly appreciate them for the beautiful works of God they are, and so be better motivated to pursue them in my own life!
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« Reply #742 on: December 21, 2012, 12:37:16 PM »

'For the rest, brethren, whatsoever is true, whatsoever is modest, whatsoever is just, whatsoever is pure, whatsoever is amiable, whatsoever is gracious, if there is any virtue, if there is any discipline worthy of praise, think on these.'

Philippians 4:8

One of my favorites.  My D-R NT says ....whatsoever holy, whatsoever lovely.... and whenever this comes to mind I think of the large and beautiful tabernacle in the center of the altar in my Byzantine church.   
ps did you really type this at 2:30 am?   Smiley   
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« Reply #743 on: December 21, 2012, 12:50:10 PM »

It's a favorite of mine too!

Yes, it's interesting to see the different meanings each part of this passage can be translated to.  Cheesy

The portion 'modest' I've also seen put as 'honest', and those two meanings are very closely tied together, more than people might think who haven't read about that virtue.

I don't recall when I copy/pasted it (easier Cheesy) but I think I was up pretty late. My time and the forum time, I don't think are exactly the same.
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« Reply #744 on: December 22, 2012, 01:55:44 AM »

Celebrate the feast of Christmas every day, even every moment in the interior temple of your spirit, remaining like a baby in the bosom of the heavenly Father, where you will be reborn each moment in the Divine Word, Jesus Christ.

 St. Paul of the Cross
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« Reply #745 on: December 22, 2012, 07:58:52 PM »

The spirit of Christmas is so wonderful! Yes, one wants to carry it every day of the year! Cheesy

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« Reply #746 on: December 23, 2012, 07:35:35 AM »

The spirit of Christmas is so wonderful! Yes, one wants to carry it every day of the year! Cheesy

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That's the spirit Shin  Grin
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« Reply #747 on: December 24, 2012, 12:34:06 AM »

The spirit of Christmas is so wonderful! Yes, one wants to carry it every day of the year! Cheesy

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Holy Spirit guide us each and every day angel bell harp littlewings
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« Reply #748 on: December 24, 2012, 04:59:30 AM »

Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?
St. Gerard Majella
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St. Ignatius of Loyola
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 late have I loved Thee!......”
St. Augustine of Hippo
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« Reply #749 on: December 24, 2012, 04:17:01 PM »

'The just man is like the sun, constant in his serenity, no matter what betides him. His calmness of soul is founded on his union with the will of God; hence he enjoys unruffled peace. This is the peace promised by the angel of the Nativity: "And on earth, peace to men of good will." Who are these "men of good will" if not those whose wills are united to the infinitely good and perfect will of God? "The good, and the acceptable, and the perfect will of God."'

St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
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« Reply #750 on: December 27, 2012, 04:54:13 AM »

Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?
St. Gerard Majella
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Inspirational Quotes from the saints:
'If men but knew Thee, O my God!'
St. Ignatius of Loyola
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 late have I loved Thee!......”
St. Augustine of Hippo
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« Reply #751 on: December 27, 2012, 05:16:11 AM »

Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?
St. Gerard Majella

Never!
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