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The Blessing that Flows through Everything

The more alert we become to the blessing that flows into us through everything we touch, the more our own touch will bring blessing.

– David Steindl-Rast, A Listening Heart

Be a Blessing

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure
that you are always blessed in abundance.


– Joel Osteen

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The Feast of St. Joseph

On the Feast of Saint Joseph it is the custom in some places to bless bread, pastries, and other food and give a large portion of it to the poor. Many parishes have a Saint Joseph’s Table – Italian food is often a favorite for this celebration.

Always a blessing to celebrate a feast with a shared meal

Always a blessing to celebrate a feast with a shared meal

The Fruits of Mercy

Today’s Lenten though is on Mercy from Abraham Lincoln.

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

The blessing of ripe and not yet ripe apples

The blessing of ripe and not yet ripe apples

More on Being a Blessing

The more alert we become to the blessing that flows into us through everything we touch, the more our own touch will bring blessing.
– David Steindl-Rast

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I recall that when I saw this magnificent bird, I was surprised that so many walked or ran by without stopping or seeming to notice. How many things do I miss when I am preoccupied?

Let Us Be Blessing

The more alert we become to the blessing that flows into us through everything we touch, the more our own touch will bring blessing.

-David Steindl-Rast, A Listening Heart

Just to be is a blessing; just to live is holy. - Abraham Joshua Heschel