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Christian Wisdom for Auguat 6 2008

posted by sandrews

Life has taught me to forgive much, but to seek forgiveness still more. –Otto Von Bismarck

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Today’s Eco Tip for August 6, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you live in a major city and drive your car to work, you might be spending up to a full week waiting in traffic every year! Use the subway to save on pollution AND save your precious time.

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Prayer for the Beginning of the Day

posted by Jana Melpolder

O Lord, grant me to greet the coming day in peace, help me in all things to rely upon your holy will. In every hour of the day reveal your will to me. Bless my dealings with all who surround […]

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Pray for Holly L.

posted by nsymmonds

“Daughter with emotional problems and depression.” –from ldhb Add your prayers now

Pray for Helen M.

posted by nsymmonds

“Please pray for my dearly departed mother who I loved so much.” –from nancy_fielder Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_06.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 Responsorial Psalm: 97:1-2, 5-6, 9 Reading II: 2 Peter 1:16-19 Gospel Reading: Matthew 17:1-9 To read the […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, August 6, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 1:29-42 29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is he of whom I said, ‘After me comes a […]

John 1:29-42

posted by Jana Melpolder

[29] The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. [30] This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 5, 2008

posted by sandrews

There is no point at which you can say, ‘Well, I’m successful now. I might as well take a nap.’ –Carrie Fisher

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 5 2008

posted by sandrews

True friends don’t spend time gazing into each other’s eyes. They may show great tenderness towards each other but they face in the same direction–toward common projects, goals- above all, towards a common Lord. –C.S. Lewis

Today’s Eco Tip for August 5, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Boiling water for your dinner tonight? Try to cook food with as little water as possible. Not only does it keep water waste down, but it’ll also preserve the important nutrients in your food, so they’ll reach your stomach instead […]

We Give Thanks

posted by Jana Melpolder

We give thanks for our bread, We give thanks for our butter, And most of all, We give thanks for each other. Amen. source: Submitted by Beliefnet member dianen

Pray for One Family

posted by nsymmonds

“My boyfriend’s family has been through too much for anyone to handle.” –from deriese Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_05.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Jeremiah 30:1-2, 12-15, 18-22 Responsorial Psalm: 102:16-18, 19-21, 29 and 22-23 Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:22-36 or Matthew 15:1-2, 10-14 To […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, August 5, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 1:19-28 19 This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” 20 He confessed and did not deny it, but confessed, “I am not the Messiah.” […]

John 1:19-28

posted by Jana Melpolder

[19] And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou? [20] And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ. [21] And they […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 4, 2008

posted by sandrews

One kind word can warm three winter months. –Chinese Proverb

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 4 2008

posted by sandrews

Go anywhere to preach the gospel. –Gordon Olson

Today’s Eco Tip for August 4, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

You know those coils behind your refrigerator? They’re easy to ignore, but they should be well-cleaned at least four times a year to keep your fridge efficient. Dust and dirt strain the compressor, so keeping the coils clean makes sure […]

Pray for Christopher W.

posted by nsymmonds

He has leukemia and is in critical condition –from lindabingham Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_04.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Jeremiah 28:1-17 Responsorial Psalm: 119:29, 43, 79, 80, 95, 102 Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:22-36 To read the text for today’s […]

We Are One

posted by Jana Melpolder

I pray we, all children of the earth, no matter our path to enlightenment, come to realize that we are one. We may walk our own paths, but we are not alone, for we walk at the same time, toward […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, August 4, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 1:1-18 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into being through him, and without him not […]

John 1:1-18

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. [2] The same was in the beginning with God. [3] All things were made by him; and without him was not any […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 3, 2008

posted by sandrews

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him. –Aldous Huxley

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 3 2008

posted by sandrews

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. –Matthew 5:6 (Revised Standard Version)

Today’s Eco Tip for August 3, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

When traveling, enjoy the local cuisine instead of automatically looking for that familiar burger and fries! It’ll keep things interesting and encourage your family to try new things. Plus, your food will be fresher and taste better if it hasn’t […]

Pray for James S.

posted by nsymmonds

“This prayer is for my husband who is trying to quit alcohol.” –from Karly1957 Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_03.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Isaiah 55:1-3 Responsorial Psalm: 145:8-9, 15-16, 17-18 Reading II: Romans 8:35, 37-39 Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:13-21 To read the text […]

To Be Willing to Forgive

posted by Jana Melpolder

Father, I pray for (name one or more) and others in my circle of family and friends to take their need to forgive seriously… Unforgiveness is a sin that affects many lives, and the hurts they’ve suffered seem to justify […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, August 3, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Mark 3:20-30 20 and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat. 21 When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, “He has gone out of his mind.” 22 […]

Mark 3:20-30

posted by Jana Melpolder

[20] And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread. [21] And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself. […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 2, 2008

posted by sandrews

I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. –Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 2 2008

posted by sandrews

If moral behavior were simply following rules, we could program a computer to be moral. –Samuel P. Ginder

Today’s Eco Tip for August 2, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Read the directions on the back of your laundry and dishwasher detergents. Most people use much more soap than they need when running their appliances, so cut back on how much you use to save money and reduce waste.

Pray for Jean J.

posted by nsymmonds

“I need prayers to save my marriage.” –from sappy419 Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_02.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Jeremiah 26:11-16, 24 Responsorial Psalm: 69:15-16, 30-31, 33-34 Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:1-12 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Prayer for Lughnasadh

posted by Jana Melpolder

Now is the time of the First Harvest, when the bounties of nature give of themselves so that we may survive. O God of the ripening fields, Lord of the Grain, grant me the understanding of sacrifice as You prepare […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, August 2, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 28:11-20 11 While they were going, some of the guard went into the city and told the chief priests everything that had happened. 12 After the priests had assembled with the elders, they devised a plan to give a […]

Matthew 28:11-20

posted by Jana Melpolder

[11] Now when they were going, behold, some of the watch came into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things that were done. [12] And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 1, 2008

posted by sandrews

Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece. –Ralph Charell

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 1 2008

posted by sandrews

Strength, rest, guidance, grace, help, sympathy, love–all from God to us! What a list of blessings! –E. Stenbock

Today’s Eco Tip for August 1, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

When choosing a refrigerator, find one that doesn’t have a digital display. These LCD screens are always on and consume a lot of unnecessary energy.

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_01.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Jeremiah 26:1-9 Responsorial Psalm: 69:5, 8-10, 14 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:54-58 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

Psalm of Comfort

posted by Jana Melpolder

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after Thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: ‘When shall I come and appear before God?’ My tears have been my food day […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, August 1, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 28:1-10 1 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, […]

Matthew 28:1-10

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. [2] And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the […]

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