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Allowing the Light of Christ within to reflect out with love those we encounter on our lives path

Thoughts of Faith, Hope and Love which are all God’s gifts for us to embrace and celebrate during our lifespan here on earth. I will also contemplate at times and share the ways I see that we are living more than a little bit of Heaven right here on earth.

I invite you to join me in exploring topics that can at time be painful for myself and perhaps a reader, as well as finding humor in everyday life events.

“God is inclusive by nature. He is everywhere and part of everything, including our very being. The Eucharist, Communion, Contemplative Prayer, the Eyes of a Loved one. . . Whenever we open ourselves to His grace, He enters. His love is more of an overall acceptance and inclusion than teachings many do not see was being taught by Jesus.  Faith, Hope, Love – Honor and Respect for our Trinitarian God in a way supersedes any religious teaching – no? Jesus was not about religion, He was here to bring non-believers to God.”  ~ Laurie

We are in a very unique place in time.  So often, too often, we can become so wrapped up in our every day life that we miss the true gifts God has given to us.  As we continue to evolve in our lives journey (as we should) we have the opportunity to see new ways to bridge gaps, serve others, fill hearts, commune with God and nature. There are so many God-given gifts that are waiting for us to embrace and continue to embrace.  Peace with our brothers and sisters all over the world is one of these gifts, that we can both work toward and enjoy.  I am in awe when I consider the readers I have and the people who I communicate with around the world.  We have power and responsibility in our lives to spread peace, love and happiness for all.  This includes praying for those that oppose people who do not fit their mold, because our prayers do have the power to bring about a healing.  Today, I am asking you to consider what you can do to spread more peace and love in the lives of those around you as well as those on the other side of the world that you don’t really think about in your day-to-day existence. 

Where do you personally stand on the acceptance of those who practice a religion that differs from your own, someone of a different ethnic background, age, financial status, sexual orientation, location?  greatestcommandmentDo you accept others with love and spend time to really get to know them, or are you too busy judging another’s lifestyle to be able to reach out with love and peace – which will unify Peoples across the world.  It is lazy to say nothing will ever change.  Each and every single one of us is responsible for making a peace filled world.   ~ Peace be with you, and yours ~

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faith-hope-and-love-j-lMy next essay is going to be on worthiness, courage and hope.  No writing tonight.  I worked until 6 and see more late nights in my future.  I am getting too far behind at work since we let the other girl go last year.  I’ve been avoiding OT but that’s okay I will get caught up at some point and pay some extra on bills.  I will finish teaching my classes for the year, I need to take my own advice I guess.  I think it will be a few days before I write on the above, I really would like to spend time reading and with my bible.  I will most likely repost an updated older one.  I think my article on annulments is good.  I thought to do that today with the gospel reading, however I am trying to better plan my time so that will wait.   I need to update it though as the procedure has changed it may be helpful to some.  Off to read until sleep.  One of the books I dusted off from my stack is about strong women in the bible and I think how they relate to women of today.   It sounds like a good read.  I’m sorry for being so out of sorts this past week or so.  We do have an uncanny communication but that can also make it difficult at times.   I plan on tomorrow.  I need to lean into Him more too, when I allow myself to get busy doing too many of the wrong things I loose the peace He offers.  Peaceful dreams     Keep me in your prayers, as you are in mine . Love,  Laurie ♥ 

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