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To Make America Great Again

What comes to your mind when someone asks you to define “great”? If we look at the definition of greatness we see that it is defined as “exceptionally high quality; the quality or state of being large in size; the quality of being great, distinguished, or eminent.” Greatness, therefore, has to do with power, size, and quality. To be great means to be the best, … Continue reading To Make America Great Again

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Prayer of the Day: To Ask for Forgiveness

Good morning! I wanted to share with you something that happened here yesterday. In a fit of anger over something I have been upset about many, many times at my house I exploded and said something to one of my children that I really didn’t mean. I immediately felt terrible and I could see that I hurt her by my words. I knew that what … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: To Ask for Forgiveness

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Prayer of the Day: Consolation and Hope

Good morning! I have sat trying to write a prayer of the day but can’t seem to find the words. I want to talk about how difficult losing a loved one can be and how it can turn our lives upside down. I want to write about how losing someone we love can bring us to our knees begging for mercy or perhaps questioning our … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Consolation and Hope

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Prayer of the Day: Fight the Good Fight

“Let us charge into the good fight with joy and love without being afraid of our enemies.” ~ St. John Climacus Good morning! I read this quote this morning and knew I needed to share it. As our world seems to spin out of control, I have no doubt that God cries along with each of us. As we destroy one another through violence and … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Fight the Good Fight

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Prayer of the Day: Christ Heals the Broken-Hearted

Good morning! Psalm 73:26 reads, “My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” I know that many of you are suffering right now. I know that there are things you hold in your heart that you do not share with others; things that keep you up at night with worry or with fear; things … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Christ Heals the Broken-Hearted

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Prayer of the Day: Thy Will Be Done

Good morning! I know you’ve heard the words “Thy will be done.” But have you ever truly prayed them? They are difficult words to pray. We may let them roll off our tongues when we recite the Lord’s Prayer but to actually think about and mean what we say as we repeat those words can be next to impossible. When we pray “Thy will be … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Thy Will Be Done

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Prayer of the Day: Who is My Neighbor?

Good morning! In yesterday’s Gospel we heard Jesus reiterate that to gain eternal life we must love God with all our hearts, souls, and strength and that we should love our neighbor as ourselves. He is then asked, “Who is my neighbor?” Each and every person we encounter is our neighbor and as such we are called to love every person we come in contact … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Who is My Neighbor?

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A Police Officer’s Wife’s Prayer

A Wife’s Prayer Dear God, my husband is a Police Officer He is called to protect and serve; In times of stress and sorrow He must never lose his nerve. Lord, often it’s not so easy To be so brave and strong; To protect those who would harm him And right all that is wrong. Lord, please be by his side As he calms those … Continue reading A Police Officer’s Wife’s Prayer

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Prayer of the Day: Not My Will, But Yours

Good morning! You have heard the phrase, “God doesn’t call the equipped, He equips the called.” Is God calling you to something bigger than you feel you are qualified for? Is He asking you to do something that makes you uncomfortable? Are you scared to follow Him into the unknown and so you instead pray that the cup will pass you by? Today I pray … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: Not My Will, But Yours

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Prayer of the Day: A Prayer for Our Children

Good morning! Proverbs 22:6 tells us, “Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.” As parents of teen and adult children, sometimes it’s hard to remember this Bible passage. We see our children making mistakes and choosing paths that we know are not healthy for their minds, bodies, or souls. We worry … Continue reading Prayer of the Day: A Prayer for Our Children