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Evening Prayer 4.20.14, Easter Day

Everlasting joy shall be upon their heads;
they shall obtain joy and gladness,
and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

On this day the Lord has acted; we will rejoice and be glad in it. 1,887 more words


Ambrose and the Bees

Bees were much appreciated by ancient Church teachers. St. John Chrysostom, who was known as the “mellifluous” teacher ( Latin: “mel”, honey), admired bees for their selflessness: “The bee is more honored than other animals,” he wrote, “not because it labors, but because it labors for others” ( 396 more words

Marginal Notes

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Easter extra

Morning Prayer 21.4.14, Monday in Easter Week

Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers and sisters at one time, most of whom are still alive.

Alleluia! Christ is risen.
The Lord is risen indeed. 2,448 more words

Jesus Christ


I tried so hard during the Holy Week services to hold in prayer all those I love and everything I care about.  I prayed for my family and friends, for the FCJs and CiM, for the needs of the world and indeed for the whole of creation.  98 more words

FCJ Life

Be Still

“Don’t get disappointed when God doesn’t give you what you want. For He knows the best time for you to have it…

God has a reason for allowing things to happen. 84 more words


Trust God

Before your burden overcomes you, trust God to put His arms underneath you.


God, give me the faith of a little child! A faith that will look to Thee that will never will falter and never fail but follow Thee trustingly. Amen.