Just claiming a few priorities…
We can serve others well when we actively decide to take on the role of a servant.
This seems obvious, but missing this step can lead to doing more harm than good.
When we study the life of Jesus, we find countless examples where he took on the role of the servant. From choosing to wash the feet of his disciples to the very decision of coming to earth and living as an ordinary human, Christ continually humbled himself for the sake of others and switched places with people, most times in the lowliest of positions.
Are we placing into Service those who are willing to do the same?
hugs n’ blessings to all those who value the meaning of Service.
“Whoever finds their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life for my sake will find it.”
– Matthew 10:39
“Human life is sacred because from its beginning it involves the creative action of God and it remains for ever in a special relationship with the Creator, who is its sole end. God alone is the Lord of life from its beginning until its end: no one can under any circumstance claim for himself the right directly to destroy an innocent human being.”
Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2258.
Just so we’re clear…
This is what my God commands.
This is what my Church proclaims.
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Did you notice?
Hugs n’ blessings has been quiet for a little while.
On or about the start of Advent I knew I needed to pull away and enter into the silence of my heart.
Like a seed seeking to grow I needed time to plant myself in quiet soil to discover if God was calling me to bloom anew.
Has this ever happened to you?
I decided to detach from the noisy World in most social-media ways, immersed myself in prayer & contemplation, dove into journaling full-force, ate more carbs than I care to admit and allowed myself to be nurtured by
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