posted on 01/25/2009 4:46:29 AM PST
"The grace of God is so great and His love for us is such that we cannot understand what He has done for us."
posted on 01/25/2009 4:50:10 AM PST
("That they may be one...Father")
I really love reading readings of St. Thomas Aquinas.
posted on 01/25/2009 5:58:16 AM PST
by Northern Yankee
(Freedom Needs A Soldier)
" If you seek an example of contempt for earthly things, imitate Him who is the King of kings, the Lord of rulers, in whom are all the treasures of wisdom; but on the Cross He was stripped naked, ridiculed, spat upon, bruised, crowned with thorns, given to drink of vinegar and gall, and finally put to death. How falsely, therefore, is one attached to riches and raiment, for: "They parted My garments amongst them; and upon My vesture they cast lots." How falsely to honors, since "I was covered with lashes and insults;" how falsely to positions of power, because "taking a crown of thorns, they placed it upon My brow;" how falsely to delicacies of the table, for "in My thirst they gave Me to drink of vinegar."
posted on 01/25/2009 6:17:53 AM PST
(Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated!)
posted on 01/26/2009 5:46:39 PM PST
(TAZ:Untamed, Unpredictable, Uninhibited.)
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