Posted by: livingscripture | November 24, 2016

Meditation for November 24, 2016

Morning Offering.
Morning Offering

NOVEMBER 24, 2016

“Crosses release us from this world and by doing so bind us to God.”
— Blessed Charles de Foucauld

  MEDITATION OF THE DAY

“Our freedom always has this marvelous power to make what is taken from us—by life, events, or other people—into something offered. Externally there is no visible difference, but internally everything is transfigured: fate into free choice, constraint into love, loss into fruitfulness. Human freedom is of absolutely unheard-of greatness. It does not confer the power to change everything, but it does empower us to give a meaning to everything, even meaningless things; and that is much better. We are not always masters of the unfolding of our lives, but we can always be masters of the meaning we give them. Our freedom can transform any event in our lives into an expression of love, abandonment, trust, hope, and offering.”
— Fr. Jacques Philippe
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