The grey cloud lasts until the week-long festivities are over and only after that, do I manage to limp back to normalcy. What can I say? Durga Puja is a very special time of the year for me and even after so many years of expat life, I miss home terribly during this festival.
The joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness. With Christ joy is constantly born anew. A joy ever new, a joy which is shared 2.
Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor. This is a very real danger for believers too.
Many fall prey to it, and end up resentful, angry and listless. I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them; I ask all of you to do this unfailingly each day.
Now is the time to say to Jesus: How good it feels to come back to him whenever we are lost! Let me say this once more: God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy.
Time and time again he bears us on his shoulders. No one can strip us of the dignity bestowed upon us by this boundless and unfailing love.
With a tenderness which never disappoints, but is always capable of restoring our joy, he makes it possible for us to lift up our heads and to start anew. Let us not flee from the resurrection of Jesus, let us never give up, come what will.
May nothing inspire more than his life, which impels us onwards! The books of the Old Testament predicted that the joy of salvation would abound in messianic times.
The prophet Isaiah exultantly salutes the awaited Messiah: He exhorts those who dwell on Zion to go forth to meet him with song: The prophet tells those who have already seen him from afar to bring the message to others: All creation shares in the joy of salvation: Break forth, O mountains, into singing!
Shout aloud, O daughter Jerusalem! Perhaps the most exciting invitation is that of the prophet Zephaniah, who presents God with his people in the midst of a celebration overflowing with the joy of salvation.
I find it thrilling to reread this text:EXPERIENCES OF SADHAKAS. Miracles are God’s answers to the devotee’s sincere prayer. Miracles are a saint’s timely reassurance to help the sincere Sadhaka, escape a pitfall and circumvent an obstacle.
The electronic edition is a part of the UNC-CH digitization project, Documenting the American South. The text has been encoded using the recommendations for Level 4 of the TEI in Libraries Guidelines. At the siege of Vienna in Islam seemed poised to overrun Christian Europe.
We are in a new phase of a very old war. PM modi has lanched the scheme mann ki baat. this is an opportunity to face to face with you. Prime minister mode share our view with mann ki bat. pm mode staring programme mann ki baat.
Sharing our investment Mann ki baat with you. NOTE: This Verse by Verse Commentary page is part of an ongoing project to add notes to each verse of the srmvision.comore many verses do not yet have notes, but if the Lord tarries and gives me breath, additions will follow in the future.
The goal is to edify and equip you for the work of service (Eph note) that the Lord God might be glorified in your life .
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