"It was quitting time, yet I remembered the Word of Life, “Whoever lives the truth comes to the light” (Jn 3:2), and how I could “live the truth” by loving her concretely." Living the scriptures is always appropriate.
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Loving our neighbor even when it is inconvenient opens up the hands of God and shows us God's providence in the most original ways.
"I was just about to have breakfast when a friend called. He was going through a tough time: he is divorced and is struggling at work with the office politics he encounters there." Living the Gospels concretely applies in each moment of the day.
It’s the little things in life that loom up before us as great problems and cause the most dissension. This is true in a religious community, as well. But the Gospel is always the guide in these situations.
"After several months I began to feel that I wasn’t making a difference and that to achieve my PhD in that program meant that I would have to give up my beliefs."
A mother and surgeon shares how the Gospel showed her the light in approaching a difficulty in starting a new practice.
A change in Christmas travel plans lead one reader to love each neighbor even in this suffering of missing family plans.
In ballet it seems everyone wants to be the BEST, not just good, the BEST in the class; we compete for more complicated or difficult parts in dances and battle to stand out and be noticed by the teacher.
Even in being unjustly accused we can learn to embrace the sufferings that come and to see every occasion as an opportunity to love.