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The Great Combat

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The Great Combat First Sunday of Lent Presence of God – O Jesus, I withdraw in spirit with You into the desert; teach me how to fight the triple concupiscence of the flesh, pride, and avarice. MEDITATION On this day, which is the real beginning of Lent, the Church invites us to the great combat, the struggle against sin which will bring us to the Easter resurrection. Our model is Jesus, who although... Read More

Sayings of Light and Love 43 – St John of the Cross

April 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Challenges, Dan Burke, John of the Cross

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Sayings of Light and Love 43 Sayings of Light and Love 43: Bear in mind that your flesh is weak and that no worldly thing can comfort or strengthen your spirit, for what is born of the world is world and what is born of the flesh is flesh. The good spirit is born only of the Spirit of God, who communicates himself neither through the world nor through the flesh. Saint John of the Cross More “Sayings... Read More

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