Tag: St. Edith Stein

The Morning Offering: An Invitation to Intimacy

“In prayer, I began to feel convicted that He was asking more of me than simply offering my works and merits to Him. I felt a gentle stirring in my soul that He wanted more than the tasks I could give Him.” – Sarah Yurgelaitis

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Vanishing in Plain Sight

“And now, today, in the middle of a prosperous nation, NFL commentators, nurses, doctors, pilots, police, are quietly vanishing.  Law-abiding citizens.  Loyal employees.  The ones who came on time, and stayed late, and worked heroic hours during the crisis, and loved their profession.  Gone.” – Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell

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July 26, 1942

“Since the Catholic bishops have interfered in something that does not concern them, deportation of all Catholic Jews will be speeded up and completed within the coming week,” wrote the Commanding Officer of Security Police.  “No appeals for clemency shall be considered.”

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The Masterpiece of the Divine Artist

The Lord sees within each of us His hope for the perfect fulfillment of all He has created us to be.  For every human being, there is a divine archetype within God’s heart.  We become, to a greater or lesser extent, the person He has called us to become, and when we correspond most closely to His perfect ideal for our lives, we too become a masterpiece.

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