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Daily Inspiration for September 30, 2008

posted by sandrews

Change your thoughts, and you change your world. –Norman Vincent Peale

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Christian Wisdom for September 30 2008

posted by sandrews

God examines both rich and poor, not according to their lands and houses, but according to the riches of their hearts. –Augustine of Hippo

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Pray for Pam

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My job seems to go from bad to worse. Every day there is some awful new regulation added that absolutely kills the soul” –cattrax13 Add your prayers now

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Rosh Hashanah Prayer

posted by Jana Melpolder

God is the incomparable King of the Universe. The destiny of humanity is to come to this realization. Whereas human kings rule in accordance with the principle of :”might makes right,” God is the Holy King, Who is, at the […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Wash your clothes in cold water to reduce your heating bill.

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, September 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 5:12-26 12 Once, when he was in one of the cities, there was a man covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus, he bowed with his face to the ground and begged him, “Lord, if you choose, you can […]

Luke 5:12-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[12] And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. [13] […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_30.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: Job 3:1-3, 11-17, 20-23 Responsorial Psalm: 88:2-3, 4-5, 6, 7-8 Gospel Reading: Luke 9:51-56 To read the text for […]

Daily Inspiration for September 29, 2008

posted by sandrews

Everyone’s a star and deserves the right to twinkle. –Marilyn Monroe

Christian Wisdom for September 29 2008

posted by sandrews

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. –St. Peter Julian Eymard

Pray for Ansaam

posted by Jana Melpolder

Baby Jana is now an Angel in heaven – let’s all pray for the prompt recovery of her mom, Ansaam. She is very sick –salaselsie Add your prayers now

May Everyone Find Peace in God

posted by Jana Melpolder

May everyone find peace in God. Let us all embrace the divine, regardless of religion. May we all find the fulfillment that the divine has to offer.

Today’s Eco Tip for September 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Every degree over 68 on your thermostat can increase the energy you use for heating by 3%. Set it lower than 68 to save!

Gospel Reading for Monday, September 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 5:1-11 1 Once while Jesus was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, 2 he saw two boats there at the shore of the lake; the […]

Luke 5:1-11

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, [2] And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_29.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 or Revelation 12:7-12ab Responsorial Psalm: 138:1-2ab, 2cde-3, 4-5 Gospel Reading: John 1:47-51 To read the text […]

Daily Inspiration for September 28, 2008

posted by sandrews

I’ve always felt it was not up to anyone else to make me give my best. –Hakeem Olajuwon

Christian Wisdom for September 28 2008

posted by sandrews

Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung round his neck and he were thrown into the sea. –Mark 9:42

Pray for Kenny

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My husband was in a catastropic accident that has left him with a brain injury. He’s doing therapy, but unable to walk, talk, and come home” –pat whitey Add your prayers now

Prayer in Time of Trouble

posted by Jana Melpolder

Lord, in every need let me come to You with humble trust saying, “Jesus, help me.” In all my doubts, perplexities, and temptations, Jesus, help me. In hours of loneliness, weariness, and trials, Jesus, help me. In the failure of […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy products and containers made from recycled material whenever possible.

Gospel Reading for Sunday, September 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 13:44-52 44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. 45 “Again, the kingdom of […]

Matthew 13:44-52

posted by Jana Melpolder

[44] Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field. [45] Again, […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_28.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: Ezekiel 18:25-28 Responsorial Psalm: 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14 Reading II: Philippians 2:1-11 or 2:1-5 Gospel Reading: Matthew 21:28-32 To […]

Daily Inspiration for September 27, 2008

posted by sandrews

The wishbone will never replace the backbone. –Will Henry

Christian Wisdom for September 27 2008

posted by sandrews

All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well. –Blessed Julian of Norwich

Pray for a Broken Family

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray that my family will reunite again.” –kayheala Add your prayers now

Prayer for Sleep Despite Fears

posted by Jana Melpolder

O Lord, my nighttime fears are very real, but so, too, is your love for me. Help me take into my heart your desire for my safety, and bring upon me a nightly peace that erases all my anxiety and […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Install storm windows to ensure that your home’s heat is sealed in.

Gospel Reading for Saturday, September 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 4:38-44 38 After leaving the synagogue he entered Simon’s house. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked him about her. 39 Then he stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. […]

Luke 4:38-44

posted by Jana Melpolder

[38] And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon’s house. And Simon’s wife’s mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her. [39] And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_27.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: Ecclesiastes 11:9–12:8 Responsorial Psalm: 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14 and 17 Gospel Reading: Luke 9:43b-45 To read the text for […]

Daily Inspiration for September 26, 2008

posted by sandrews

The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind. –Dr. Wayne Dyer

Christian Wisdom for September 26 2008

posted by sandrews

If we’re not growing, we must feel guilty, because we are not fulfilling Christ’s command. –Evan Burrows, referring to the Salvation Army

The Symbols of Allah

posted by Jana Melpolder

Verily the Safa and Marwa are among the Symbols of God. So, if one visits the House in the Season or at other times, there is no blame on him if he should compass them round. If any one obeys […]

Pray for Elizabeth E.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I pray that I can finish school and do what I was meant to do which is help the animals in this world – I suffer from severe depression and social anxiety” –Chena83 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for September 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Eliminate one unnecessary driving trip per week. Cars are a terrible strain on the environment.

Gospel Reading for Friday, September 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 4:31-37 31 He went down to Capernaum, a city in Galilee, and was teaching them on the sabbath. 32 They were astounded at his teaching, because he spoke with authority. 33 In the synagogue there was a man who […]

Luke 4:31-37

posted by Jana Melpolder

[31] And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbath days. [32] And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power. [33] And in the synagogue there was a man, […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_26.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: Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: 144:1b and 2abc, 3-4 Gospel Reading: Luke 9:18-22 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Daily Inspiration for September 25, 2008

posted by sandrews

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings. –William Blake

Christian Wisdom for September 25 2008

posted by sandrews

The Christian message is juxtaposed between crowns and crosses. –T.D. Jakes

To Have Generous Hearts

posted by Jana Melpolder

Father, I pray for (name one or more) and others in my circle of family and friends to be generous people… May their generosity begin with You as they give You their tithes and offerings, believing Your promise that as […]

Pray for K. D.

posted by Jana Melpolder

Please pray for my niece K who is struggling with depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts –jenniferh Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for September 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Avoid creating trash wherever possible: when ordering food, avoid receiving any unnecessary plastic utensils, straws, etc

Gospel Reading for Thursday, September 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 4:14-30 14 Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country. 15 He began to teach in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. 16 […]

Luke 4:14-30

posted by Jana Melpolder

[14] And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about. [15] And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all. [16] And he […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_25.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: Ecclesiastes 1:2-11 Responsorial Psalm: 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14 and 17bc Gospel Reading: Luke 9:7-9 To read the text for […]

Daily Inspiration for September 24, 2008

posted by sandrews

When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel. –Rabbi Harold Kushner

Christian Wisdom for September 24 2008

posted by sandrews

The reason why many fail in battle is because they wait until the hour of battle. The reason why others succeed is because they have gained their victory on their knees long before the battle came…Anticipate your battles; fight them […]

Prayer for a Newborn Child

posted by Jana Melpolder

We are humbled by the awesome power of this moment.From our lives we have brought forth life. Through our love we have fashioned a child of love. May our child be a blessing to all he meets. And may he […]

Pray for Ruth

posted by Jana Melpolder

Please pray for my mother who is battling metastatic cancer – She is so sick and seems to feel defeated –Lorane427 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for September 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

When cooking, limit preheating time of around six minutes to save energy.

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, September 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 4:1-13 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those […]

Luke 4:1-13

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, [2] Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_24.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: Proverbs 30:5-9 Responsorial Psalm: 119:29, 72, 89, 101, 104, 163 Gospel Reading: Luke 9:1-6 To read the text for […]

Daily Inspiration for September 23, 2008

posted by sandrews

Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too. –Voltaire

Christian Wisdom for September 23 2008

posted by sandrews

Find satisfaction in Him who made you, and only then find satisfaction in yourself as a part of His creation. –Augustine of Hippo

Prayer for Women with Breast Cancer

posted by Jana Melpolder

Father, for the strength you have given me I thank you. For the health you have blessed me with, I thank you. For the women who are going through breast cancer and their families I ask you to strengthen and […]

Pray for Terri

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I’ve been out of work for months now and haven’t had any luck in finding employment” –Tim82116 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for September 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Remove or cover up your window air conditioners during cooler seasons.

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, September 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 3:15-22 15 As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, 16 John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one […]

Luke 3:15-22

posted by Jana Melpolder

[15] And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not; [16] John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_23.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: Proverbs 21:1-6, 10-13 Responsorial Psalm: 119:1, 27, 30, 34, 35, 44 Gospel Reading: Luke 8:19-21 To read the text […]

Daily Inspiration for September 22, 2008

posted by sandrews

Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light. –Jennie Jerome Churchill

Christian Wisdom for September 22 2008

posted by sandrews

Our vision is so limited we can hardly imagine a love that does not show itself in protection from suffering…The love of God did not protect His own Son…He will not necessarily protect us–not from anything it takes to make […]

Pray for a Husband

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My husband and I are both serving our country in Iraq…I ask everyone to please pray for my husband and our marriage to get stronger” –patricia.smith38 Add your prayers now

Blessings on a Marriage

posted by Jana Melpolder

May the sun of many days and years shine upon you; May the love you have for one another grow and hold you close; May the good true light within you guide you on your way together; May your dreams […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Bring a glass or mug to work and use it for water or coffee.

Gospel Reading for Monday, September 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 1:1-4, 3:1-14 1 Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, 2 just as they were handed on to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses […]

Luke 1:1-4, 3:1-14

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, [2] Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_22.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: Proverbs 3:27-34 Responsorial Psalm: 15:2-3a, 3bc-4ab, 5 Gospel Reading: Luke 8:16-18 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Daily Inspiration for September 21, 2008

posted by sandrews

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. –Herm Albright

Christian Wisdom for September 21 2008

posted by sandrews

Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for the day. –Matthew 6:34 (Revised Standard Version)

Pray for John McCain and Sarah Palin

posted by Jana Melpolder

Please help John McCain and Sarah Palin renounce their ungodly campaign practices. Help them to be sincere in their stand for truth and righteousness. –Carmine Add your prayers now

Prayer of Thanksgiving

posted by Jana Melpolder

God of all blessings, source of all life, giver of all grace: We thank you for the gift of life: for the breath that sustains life, for the food of this earth that nurtures life, for the love of family […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Consider becoming a vegetarian or a vegan. Meat requires more resources to produce and distribute than plants.

Gospel Reading for Sunday, September 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 1 “Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2 “So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet […]

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. [2] Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_21.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 55:6-9 Responsorial Psalm: 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18 Reading II: Philippians 1:20c-24, 27a Gospel Reading: Matthew 20:1-16a To read the […]

Daily Inspiration for September 20, 2008

posted by sandrews

You can’t keep blaming yourself. Just blame yourself once, and move on. –Homer Simpson

Christian Wisdom for September 20 2008

posted by sandrews

If man is man and God is God, to live without prayer is not merely an awful thing: it is an infinitely foolish thing. –Phillips Brooks

Pray for Christina K.

posted by Jana Melpolder

Christina is 16 years old, a recovering drug addict, and 6 months pregnant – working on becoming a responsible individual. –Irishsooz Add your prayers now

Prayer for Guidance

posted by Jana Melpolder

The spirits of the mountain exist in strength.Their roots are deep in the Earth,their heads pierce the air and mount to the sky above.They dance from flat to peakand, spiraling, descend again.Good Ones, when I come under your trees and […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Fix leaking faucets or shower heads whenever possible. That dripping water can really add up over the course of a year.

Gospel Reading for Saturday, September 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 12:44-50 44 Then Jesus cried aloud: “Whoever believes in me believes not in me but in him who sent me. 45 And whoever sees me sees him who sent me. 46 I have come as light into the world, […]

John 12:44-50

posted by Jana Melpolder

[44] Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me. [45] And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me. [46] I am come a light into the world, […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_20.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: 1 Corinthians 15:35-37, 42-49 Responsorial Psalm: 56:10c-12, 13-14 Gospel Reading: Luke 8:4-15 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Daily Inspiration for September 19, 2008

posted by sandrews

To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you’re overdoing it. –Josh Jenkins

Christian Wisdom for September 19 2008

posted by sandrews

When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package. –John Ruskin

God Is Our Refuge

posted by Jana Melpolder

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth do change, and though the mountains be moved into the heart of the seas; Though the waters thereof roar and […]

Pray for the Environment

posted by Jana Melpolder

Pray that many will stop abusing this planet and that soon more alternate fuels will be used for production –KatG080 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for September 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Conduct a do-it-yourself energy audit. With a simple walk-through, you can spot many problems on your own.

Gospel Reading for Friday, September 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 12:36b-43 36 After Jesus had said this, he departed and hid from them. 37 Although he had performed so many signs in their presence, they did not believe in him. 38 This was to fulfill the word spoken by […]

John 12:36b-43

posted by Jana Melpolder

[36] These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them. [37] But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on him: [38] That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_19.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: 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Responsorial Psalm: 17:1bcd, 6-7, 8b and 15 Gospel Reading: Luke 8:1-3 To read the text for […]

Daily Inspiration for September 18, 2008

posted by sandrews

Even God doesn’t plan to judge a man till the end of his days, why should you and I? –Unknown

Christian Wisdom for September 18 2008

posted by sandrews

Lower your expectations of earth. This isn’t heaven, so don’t expect it to be. –Max Lucado

Go Thou with Us

posted by Jana Melpolder

Gracious God, Send us anywhere in this world You would have us go Only go thou with us. Place upons us any burden You desire Only stand by us to sustain us. Break any tie that binds us Except the […]

Pray for the Brokenhearted

posted by Jana Melpolder

This is a prayer for anyone out there struggling in their marriage or struggling with divorce –candy_can Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for September 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Look for the ENERGY STAR label when buying windows or doors to ensure that the products are energy efficient.

Gospel Reading for Thursday, September 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 12:27-36a 27 “Now my soul is troubled. And what should I say–‘Father, save me from this hour’? No, it is for this reason that I have come to this hour. 28 Father, glorify your name.” Then a voice came […]

John 12:27-36a

posted by Jana Melpolder

[27] Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour. [28] Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_18.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: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: 118:1b-2, 16ab-17, 28 Gospel Reading: Luke 7:36-50 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Daily Inspiration for September 17, 2008

posted by sandrews

More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them. –Harold J. Smith

Christian Wisdom for September 17 2008

posted by sandrews

The gospel is open to all; the most respectable sinner has no more claim on it than the worst. –D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Prayer for the Nation

posted by Jana Melpolder

With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s wounds… to do […]

Pray for Tosha

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Losing a child is never easy especially if they were only here for a few short days – My heart also stopped that day” –jadensmotherscry Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for September 17, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Hot-water pipes that cross through unheated areas should be wrapped with insulation. Use non-foam insulation for steam pipes.

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, September 17, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 12:20-26 20 Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. 21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” 22 Philip […]

John 12:20-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[20] And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast: [21] The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus. [22] Philip […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_17.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: 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 Responsorial Psalm: 33:2-3, 4-5, 12 and 22 Gospel Reading: Luke 7:31-35 To read the text for […]

Daily Inspiration for September 16, 2008

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If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. –Moshe Dayan

Christian Wisdom for September 16 2008

posted by sandrews

Heaven will be the perfection we’ve always longed for. All the things that made Earth unlovely and tragic will be absent in heaven. –Billy Graham

Twenty-Third Psalm

posted by Jana Melpolder

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I […]

Pray for His Soulmate

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray that God brings the woman of my dreams, my heart’s desire, my soulmate, and spiritual partner to me and guides and directs me to her” –mittu Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for September 16, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Use solar powered path lights outside, preferably ones that have motion and light sensors so they are only on at night with someone nearby.

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, September 16, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 12:9-19 9 When the great crowd of the Jews learned that he was there, they came not only because of Jesus but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. 10 So the chief priests planned […]

John 12:9-19

posted by Jana Melpolder

[9] Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came not for Jesus’ sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead. [10] But the chief priests consulted […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_16.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: 1 Corinthians 12:12-14, 27-31a Responsorial Psalm: 10:1b-2, 3, 4, 5 Gospel Reading: Luke 7:11-17 To read the text for […]

Daily Inspiration for September 15, 2008

posted by sandrews

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. –Calvin Coolidge

Christian Wisdom for September 15 2008

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Faith seeks understanding. I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. –St. Anselm of Canterbury

Pray for Our World

posted by Jana Melpolder

The catastrophic weather conditions that we have been experiencing lately have caused havoc and fear in our nation –energyworker2003 Add your prayers now

Put Courage Into My Heart

posted by Jana Melpolder

Lord, put courage into my heart, and take away all that may hinder me serving you. Free my tongue to proclaim your goodness, that all may understand me. Give me friends to advise and help me, that by working together […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Shop at and hold garage sales so items are reused rather than wasted.

Gospel Reading for Monday, September 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 11:55-12:8 55 Now the Passover of the Jews was near, and many went up from the country to Jerusalem before the Passover to purify themselves. 56 They were looking for Jesus and were asking one another as they stood […]

John 11:55-12:8

posted by Jana Melpolder

[55] And the Jews’ passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves. [56] Then sought they for Jesus, and spake among themselves, as they stood in the […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_15.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: 1 Corinthians 11:17-26, 33 Responsorial Psalm: 40:7-8a, 8b-9, 10, 17 Gospel Reading: John 19:25-27 or Luke 2:33-35 To read […]

Daily Inspiration for September 14, 2008

posted by sandrews

Be your own hero, it’s cheaper than a movie ticket. –Doug Horton

Christian Wisdom for September 14 2008

posted by sandrews

My teaching is not mine, but his who sent me; if any man’s will is to do his will, he shall know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority. –John 7:16-19

Pray for Terrance L.

posted by Jana Melpolder

A hard-working man needs a lot of encouragement and faith – laid-off because of the bad economy –seekingultimatefaith Add your prayers now

Prayer to Do God’s Will

posted by Jana Melpolder

Dearest Lord, teach me to be generous; Teach me to serve thee as thou deservest; To give and not to count the cost, To fight and not to seek for rest, To labour and not to seek reward, Save that […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Leave grass clippings on the lawn as fertilizer.

Gospel Reading for Sunday, September 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 5:21-26 21 “You have heard that it was said to those of ancient times, ‘You shall not murder'; and ‘whoever murders shall be liable to judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that if you are angry with a […]

Matthew 5:21-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[21] Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment: [22] But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_14.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: Numbers 21:4b-9 Responsorial Psalm: 78:1bc-2, 34-35, 36-37, 38 Reading II: Philippians 2:6-11 Gospel Reading: John 3:13-17 To read the […]

Daily Inspiration for September 13, 2008

posted by sandrews

You cannot have everything. I mean, where would you put it? –Steven Wright

Christian Wisdom for September 13 2008

posted by sandrews

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be. –William Hazlitt

Pray for a Family

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My friend’s wife and daughter live away from him in Puerto Rico. He would pray they will be able to move here permanently” –Theresa57 Add your prayers now

Prayer to Live with Grace

posted by Jana Melpolder

May we discover through pain and torment, the strength to live with grace and humor. May we discover through doubt and anguish, the strength to live with dignity and holiness. May we discover through suffering and fear, the strength to […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Bind or staple once-used paper to create your own note pads.

Gospel Reading for Saturday, September 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 11:45-54 45 Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what Jesus did, believed in him. 46 But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what he had done. 47 So […]

John 11:45-54

posted by Jana Melpolder

[45] Then many of the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus did, believed on him. [46] But some of them went their ways to the Pharisees, and told them what things Jesus had done. […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_13.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: 1 Corinthians 10:14-22 Responsorial Psalm: 116:12-13, 17-18 Gospel Reading: Luke 6:43-49 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Daily Inspiration for September 12, 2008

posted by sandrews

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world. –Thomas Carlyle

Christian Wisdom for September 12 2008

posted by sandrews

The will of God will never take you where the grace of God cannot keep you. –Unknown

Prayer for Those in Need

posted by Jana Melpolder

Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. From the end of the earth will I call unto Thee, when my heart fainteth; lead me to a rock that is too high for me. For Thou hast been a […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 12, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy ice cream in a cone instead of a cup to reduce the trash you create.

Pray for Lena H.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I just found out that my husband has cheated on me and I am in need of spiritual guidance” –MADI C Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Friday, September 12, 2008

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John 11:30-44 30 Now Jesus had not yet come to the village, but was still at the place where Martha had met him. 31 The Jews who were with her in the house, consoling her, saw Mary get up quickly […]

John 11:30-44

posted by Jana Melpolder

[30] Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met him. [31] The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_12.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: 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22b-27 Responsorial Psalm: 84:3, 4, 5-6, 12 Gospel Reading: Luke 6:39-42 To read the text for […]

Daily Inspiration for September 11, 2008

posted by sandrews

Learn to pause … or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you. –Doug King

Christian Wisdom for September 11 2008

posted by sandrews

Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. –Luke 6:27

A Collect for Peace

posted by Jana Melpolder

O God, who art the author of peace and lover of concord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whose service is perfect freedom: Defend us, thy humble servants, in all assaults of our enemies; that we, surely trusting […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Let hot food cool before storing it in the fridge or freezer to reduce the energy used in cooling.

Pray for Daeng

posted by Jana Melpolder

Daeng has suffered burns to 33% of her body and is in bad condition in a hospital in Thailand –rubyrags Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Thursday, September 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 11:17-29 17 When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. 18 Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, some two miles away, 19 and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary […]

John 11:17-29

posted by Jana Melpolder

[17] Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already. [18] Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off: [19] And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_11.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: 1 Corinthians 8:1b-7, 11-13 Responsorial Psalm: 139:1b-3, 13-14ab, 23-24 Gospel Reading: Luke 6:27-38 To read the text for today’s […]

Daily Inspiration for September 10, 2008

posted by sandrews

I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head. –Jack Nicklaus

Christian Wisdom for September 10 2008

posted by sandrews

The devil sees nothing more abominable than a truly humble Christian, for that Christian is just the opposite of the devil’s own image. –Hans Nielsen Hauge

Today’s Eco Tip for September 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Use water leftover from cooking to water your houseplants.

Pray for M. R.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I seek prayer for things I have done in the past that cause me great regret” –poetisa Add your prayers now

Grant Us True Peace

posted by Jana Melpolder

O God! O our Master! You are eternal life and everlasting peace by Your essence and attributes. The everlasting peace is from You and it returns to You. O our Sustainer! Grant us the life of true peace and usher […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, September 10, 2008

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John 11:1-16 1 Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with perfume and wiped his feet with her hair; her brother […]

John 11:1-16

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. [2] (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_10.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: 1 Corinthians 7:25-31 Responsorial Psalm: 45:11-12, 14-15, 16-17 Gospel Reading: Luke 6:20-26 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Daily Inspiration for September 9, 2008

posted by sandrews

We must have the courage to allow a little disorder in our lives. –Ben Weininger

Christian Wisdom for September 9 2008

posted by sandrews

Forever at the door I gave my heart and soul. My fortune, too. I’ve no flock anymore, no other work in view. My occupation: love. It’s all I do. –St. John of the Cross

Pray for Kimberly G.

posted by Jana Melpolder

Single mother of a daughter needs prayer for finacial help so they can stay in their home –ERTHANGELUSA Add your prayers now

The Prayer of Jabez

posted by Jana Melpolder

And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, September 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 10:31-42 31 The Jews took up stones again to stone him. 32 Jesus replied, “I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these are you going to stone me?” 33 The Jews answered, “It […]

John 10:31-42

posted by Jana Melpolder

[31] Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him. [32] Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me? [33] The Jews answered him, saying, […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_09.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: 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: 149:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6a and 9b Gospel Reading: Luke 6:12-19 To read the text for […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Try to use organic, locally-grown ingredients in your cooking. It requires much less energy to transport these products, plus it supports your local farmers instead of large distributors, who often clear rainforest to make room for their farms.

Daily Inspiration for September 8, 2008

posted by sandrews

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. –Rabindranath Tagore

Christian Wisdom for September 8 2008

posted by sandrews

If we cannot believe God when circumstances seem be against us, we do not believe Him at all. –C.H. Spurgeon

Pray for Mark Z.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray for my teenage son. He is struggling with depression and the beginning stages of drug abuse” –A mom Add your prayers now

Help Me to Stay Sober

posted by Jana Melpolder

Dear God, Thank you for this day. Help me to stay clean and sober, just for this day. Help me to recognize your hand in all things. Thank you for the blessings I understand and the ones I don’t. Thank […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, September 8, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 10:19-30 19 Again the Jews were divided because of these words. 20 Many of them were saying, “He has a demon and is out of his mind. Why listen to him?” 21 Others were saying, “These are not the […]

John 10:19-30

posted by Jana Melpolder

[19] There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings. [20] And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him? [21] Others said, These are not the words of him […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_08.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: Micah 5:1-4a or Romans 8:28-30 Responsorial Psalm: 13:6ab, 6c Gospel Reading: Matthew 1:1-16, 18-23 or 1:18-23 To read the […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 8, 2008

posted by rphillips

Choose printers and photocopiers that do double-sided printing, and make sure to buy paper with a high percentage of recycled material and low bleach content.

Daily Inspiration for September 7, 2008

posted by sandrews

One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other’s stories. –Rebecca Falls

Christian Wisdom for September 7 2008

posted by sandrews

Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise. –Luke 23:43 (Revised Standard Version

Pray for a Songwriter

posted by Jana Melpolder

A songwriter in need of prayers to gain opportunites that allow her to share her songs with the world –Little Red Bird Add your prayers now

Surround Me with Your Light

posted by Jana Melpolder

Surround me with your light, Jesus, and penetrate the very depths of my being with that light. Let there remain no areas of darkness in me or in my family members, but transform our whole being with the healing light […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, September 7, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 5:13-20 13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything, but is thrown out and trampled under foot. 14 “You […]

Matthew 5:13-20

posted by Jana Melpolder

[13] Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_07.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: Ezekiel 33:7-9 Responsorial Psalm: 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 Reading II: Romans 13:8-10 Gospel Reading: Matthew 18:15-20 To read the text […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 7, 2008

posted by rphillips

If you’re a PC user, download a software program like Greenprint to help eliminate unnecessary pages being printed, and to also easily convert your documents to .pdf form, so that they can be distributed in a paperless format.

Daily Inspiration for September 6, 2008

posted by sandrews

Integrity is not a 90 percent thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don’t. –Peter Scotese

Christian Wisdom for September 6 2008

posted by sandrews

God’s love for us is not the reason for which we should love him. God’s love for us is the reason for us to love ourselves. –Simone Weil

Pray for Amanda M.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer – She is afraid but showing great strength and faith.” –Seeking4me Add your prayers now

Prayer for Children Going to School

posted by Jana Melpolder

A new adventure awaits them as they prepare for school. Excitement for new possibilities and fear of the unknown mingle in their hearts. Thoughts of achievement and failure slow their footsteps. Bless all children this day, O God. Give them […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, September 6, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 10:1-18 1 “Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. 2 The one who enters by the gate is the […]

John 10:1-18

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. [2] But he that entereth in by the door […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_09_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: 1 Corinthians 4:6b-15 Responsorial Psalm: 145:17-18, 19-20, 21 Gospel Reading: Luke 6:1-5 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for September 6, 2008

posted by rphillips

Digitize your life! Use less paper by keeping files on your computer instead of in a filing cabinet. Review documents on-screen instead of printing multiple revisions, and send e-mails instead of paper memos and letters.

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