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December 2012 Meditation: A Season of Hope & Anticipation

The Advent and Christmas season is upon us. As you watch this meditation, reflect and share your thoughts below: How are you preparing yourself to be someone who brings love into the world this Advent season? Where are your actions dictated by love?

November 2012 Monthly Meditation: Gratitude & Thanks

Our world is filled with need, but look deeper and you will also see millions of people working to meet those needs. Our Foundress, Cornelia Connelly, described this as “meeting the wants of the age” or in everyday terms, responding to the needs of our time. As we celebrate Thanksgiving later this month, consider these questions: What are you thankful for in your own life? Are there ways you are being called to make a difference in the lives of others? What is your first step to taking action? Share your ideas below our meditation.

Monthly Meditation: October 2012

As the presidential election reaches the final stretch, we are reminded of the importance of each and every vote. As you make your choices, consider the far-stretching ramifications your choices hold. Think of all those who will be impacted by your choices. Consider the following and share your thoughts below: How do my choices reflect the needs of the common good? What are ways I can respect and be tolerant of the beliefs of others?

Monthly Meditation: September 2012

As the the 2012 presidential campaign continues, let’s find some balance! Let’s weigh the issues! Let’s be realistic! As you watch this month’s meditation, consider: What influences your choices? How can you open your heart to hear God’s voice each day? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.

Monthly Meditation: August 2012

It seems the 2012 presidential election has gone into full swing here in the U.S. You can’t turn on the TV or radio or hop on the internet without hearing political commentary or seeing a political ad. So this month we are focusing our meditation and reflection on how we find what is right and just–and how we experience God–in the midst of all the political rhetoric. Take a few minutes to reflect and then consider these questions: Where do I feel God is in the midst of the 2012 presidential campaign? Where in my life do I see and experience the multifaceted and multicolored issues? How do I let God’s light shine on them? How am I called to bring forth love in these issues? Share your thoughts below in our comments section. We want to hear from you!

Monthly Meditation: July 2012

We don’t know what the weather is where you are, but here in the Northeast, we’re sweating it out through the dog days of summer! That got us thinking about a cooler time for this month’s meditation–Christmas! After watching, we invite you to reflect and share your thoughts below by clicking here. Here are some questions to get you started: Do you see the reminders of Christmas around you? What are they? How are you able to allow the “Light” into your life? What are the ways you can celebrate Christmas every day of the year?

Monthly Meditation: June 2012

As you watch our June meditation, ponder the following questions and share your thoughts in the “Leave a Reply” box below. We want to hear from you! How can you open yourself to see the miracles in your everyday life? What are the miracles of life for you? How does God call you to be a light in the lives of others?

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