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Thoughts for April 21 from Fr Willie Doyle

This morning I lay awake powerless to over come myself and to make my promised visit to the chapel. Then I felt prompted to pray; I said five aspirations and rose without difficulty.

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Thoughts for April 20 from Fr Willie Doyle

“They forgot God who saved them” (Psalm 105, 21). To how many may not these words be applied today! How many there are who come into this world and pass beyond its bounds and never know the loving God who died to save them.

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HUMILITY: Humility In The Life Of Jesus by Andrew Murray

From Humility

The only hope of a decreasing self is an increasing Christ.
(F. B. Meyer)

I am among you as one who serves.
(Luke 22:27)

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The Pursuit of Contentment

A wiseman once said “be content with such things as you have”. Now what have you? This is both a philosophical and a spiritual question. Maybe you are thinking if I have that extra cash or if I am better circumstanced then I would be greatly contented with life. 174 more words

Thoughts for April 19 from Fr Willie Doyle

If I were put in a dungeon, like the martyrs, with nothing to lie on but the bare stone floor, with no protection from intense cold, bread and water once a day for food, with no home comfort whatever, I could endure all that for years and gladly for the love of Jesus; yet I am unwilling to suffer a little inconvenience now, I must have every comfort, warm clothes, fire, food as agree able as I possibly can, etc.

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Thoughts for April 18 from Fr Willie Doyle

Sanctity is so precious, it is worth paying any price for it. God sanctified souls in many ways, the path of daily and hourly sacrifices in everything and always is mine. 

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Fertility

Perseverance gives power to weakness, and opens to poverty the world’s wealth. It spreads fertility over the barren landscape, and buds the choicest flowers and fruits spring up and flourish in the desert abode of thorns and briars.

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