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Window Lights
Lights placed inside window sills depict a beacon to light the way for Mary, Joseph, and the coming of the Christ Child.


27 posted on 12/06/2010 11:50:35 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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Week 2: Wednesday
Immaculate Conception

"Come to Me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For My yoke is easy and My burden light." (Matthew 11:28-30)

Reflection

Are there burdens I can let go of? Sometimes we make other people’s problems our own. What burdens that are not my own can I give to God? Remember the old phrase, "Let go and let God."
But, at the same time Jesus offers comfort, He asks us to take on His yoke. To be "yoked" to Jesus means that we must walk in step with Him. If we are in step with Jesus, then we can hear any burden that comes our way. Jesus, and the graces we receive through His Church, share the load every step of the way.

Advent Action

Send a card to a friend or loved one who lost a family member during this year. Let them know you are praying for them and thinking of them this Christmas.

 

Prayer

Lord, I give over all my cares to Your most Sacred Heart that I may be at rest in You.


28 posted on 12/07/2010 10:10:08 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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