On Bits And Pieces

On Bits And Pieces

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As discipleship demands new perspectives and priorities, these homilies articulate relationships in a variety of settings, images and lifestyles of being in the world with others. Though they help us understand the presence of God in our lives, living with our own mystery and spirituality becomes like a a€œdependable compassa€ that is always there to guide us. God sees what is in each human heart and we give ourselves the space and the time to nourish it with the mystery of his love for us. It is our road map as we walk by faith and not by sight alone. Jesusa€™ life, teaching, and ministry in a particular place, time, and culture have great significance to our journey as far as our mission is concerned. He identifies himself with the people across cultures and he enters into solidarity with those in need. St Augustine once said, a€œFaith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.a€ We may not know where our journey takes us because there is not much of a plan, but it is our faith that sustains us to complete a journey through thick and thin. It provides us with the opportunity to let the mind wander and watch and listen to God in prayer. Hence, whether it is a daily walk or the journey through daily life, these homilies are offered to help us continue with confidence; with enthusiasm to move on and in every sense be men and women of the Gospel. After all, as the late Mother Teresa of Calcutta once wrote: We cannot all do great things, but can do small things with great love.a€Edgar V. Roberts aamp; Henry E. Jacobs. Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing. 1998. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458. ISBN 0-13- 012123-1. p 1412. T.S. Eliot (1888-1965). Born in Missouri, Thomas Stearns Eliot anbsp;...

Title:On Bits And Pieces
Author:Mark A. Escobar
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2009-03-03


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