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Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Providence making pointed remarks

If you would be kind enough to pray for the repose of the soul of a relative of mine who died recently, I would be most grateful. Thank you.

More amusingly:

Lunchtime: I get into big argument about Islam and start going on about its falsehood, intrinsic violence, scary history, etc etc etc.

Evening: halfway through the Rosary, being rather low on concentration, I turn to Fr James Morrow's Meditations with the Rosary. In the set of meditations I happen to choose, the prayer intention with the Crowning of Thorns is that the Muslim peoples may come to know and love the Lord Jesus.

Might God perhaps be saying that humbly praying for those one has not learnt to love is a tad better than ranting about their errors?! (And how many times does He need to say it before I begin to learn...? Miserere mei, Domine, filiae tuae cordis lapidei...)

(NB The Humanae Vitae House website is rather out of date.)

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Blogger Perpétua:

You have my prayers. After reading dear Belloc's 'How the Reformation Happened', I am much more inclined to prayer and pointed, joyful action. It is somewhat consoling when Belloc speaks of everything over lifetimes. As long as we fill in our little contribution to the great picture of Salvation History, then everything will be according to Plan. I think the Lord delights in surprising us - reminds us that we are creatures. I think He delights even moreso in reminding us too of our proper destiny of participation in the Divine Life. Quis ut Deus? O Oriens...

Wed Feb 01, 12:31:00 PM GMT  

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