Posts tagged St. Francis
Make me an instrument of Thy Peace

Though Saint Francis lived 800 years before us, he too encountered senseless violence and slaughter in his lifetime. How did Francis engage with being a peacemaker in the world? He didn't rant and rave...instead, he hugged the one he most feared. Take a listen today as Paula invites us to learn to embrace the parts of ourselves and others that frighten us as a means to bring peace to this world today.

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I greet everyone with peace

Think back over the past 24 hours of your life...the people you've interacted with, known and unknown. Some are close to you - intimates, family, friends. Others are work or school mates or housemates...and others familiar acquaintances - like the clerk at the store or bus driver for your school kids. Some, have even been strangers...like...the one who pretended to not notice that you were grabbing for the last chocolate bar on the shelf and took it right out from under you. Yea. That.

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