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Tikhon of Zadonsk: "to have our heart filled with divine love"

“If we want, Christian, to have our heart filled with divine love we must first empty them of the love of this world, its frivolous and sinful customs and then turn our hearts to the one God, our only good and happiness and eternal beatitude.”

St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Religious/Theological Reflections

Listening to Jesus

While he  was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud a voice said, “This is my Son, the Beloved; with… 410 more words

Devotion

Great In The Kingdom

We’re one month into 2017 and if there’s one thing we’ve learned it’s that there is a lot happening in our world – and most of it feels uneasy.   2,157 more words

Jesus

2017-01-29 Notes from the Bench

“The Beatitudes” by Bob Chilcott

A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James T. Gerber, Music Associate

This Sunday’s Gospel reading is a portion of the well-known Sermon on the Mount as recorded in the Gospel of Matthew. 271 more words

All Saints' Episcopal Church

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 29th, 2017)

The first of the Church’s scriptures for today is an excerpt from the book of the

Old Testament prophet, Zephaniah. Zephaniah spoke the Lord’s word of truth in… 941 more words

Sunday Homilies

8 Things I Desperately Should Have in My Bag

Should I take this? Should I take that? or Should I take them all?

Yes, I know this feeling too well! Sometimes I also end up taking all things that I thought would probably be crucial but actually not. 400 more words

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Beatitude

BY VALENTYNA HOLLOWAY

My Seraphim Angel, love of all my lives past:
Who safeguards my immortal soul from distress
You grabbed hold of my heart, I remain steadfast; 53 more words

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