Daily Archives: June 19, 2011

Monday of the 11th Week of the Year

Matt 5:38-42 Teaching about Retaliation More often we are hurt, wronged and we feel the need to personally see to it that someone pays for the hurt that they have caused. But in the process if we take vengeance we … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 11th Week of the Year

Matt 5:43-48 Love of Enemies Dale Carnegie said: “When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health and our happiness.” I’m sure many of you would … Continue reading

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Monday of the 10th Week of the Year

Matt 5:1-12 The Beatitudes I read this story from an Unknown Source that an old man was asked what had robbed him of joy the most in his lifetime. He replied, “Things that never happened!” Somebody also has cited three … Continue reading

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Wednesday of 11th Week of the Year

Matt 6:1-6, 16-18 Almsgiving, Prayer, Fasting Why did Jesus single out prayer, fasting and almsgiving for His disciples?  It is because the Jews consider these three as the traditional good works of the religious life, the key signs of a … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 11th Week of the Year

Matt 6:7-15 The Lord’s Prayer These lines of Charles Thompson may help us to reflect more on our tendency to be self-centered while praying. He said: “You cannot pray the Lord’s Prayer and even once say, ‘I.’ You cannot pray … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 10th Week of the Year

Matt 5:13-16 The Similes of Salt and Light Keith Miller in his book, Habitation of Dragons, said: “All of the promoted programs and Christian education plans in the world will be virtually worthless to motivate people to become Christians unless … Continue reading

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Friday of the 11th Week of the Year

Matt 6:19-23 Treasure in Heaven When I surf the internet, I read this reflection about money which in such times, we regard money as everything. But it is useful to remember that money is not everything. There are many things … Continue reading

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