Glory of God Prayer Group, St. Cecilia Parish, Wa Diocese, Ghana - Let Your Light Shine

Saint of the Day

In the absence of justice

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery? Saint Augustine

Authority of woman

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior. Socrates

Destroyer of peace

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between. Mother Teresa

God dispenses beauty even to the wicked

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked. Saint Augustine

True wisdom

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us. Socrates

Preach the Gospel at all times

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words. Francis of Assisi

Take only what you need

Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others. Saint Augustine

Be faithful in small things

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa

Come unto me all ye that labor

I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden. Saint Augustine

Will

Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider. Saint Augustine

Improve yourself by other men's writings

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for. Socrates

How to find God

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa

The gift of overcoming self

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self. Francis of Assisi

meet with a smile

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. Mother Teresa

The future

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. C. S. Lewis

Words too big for the subject

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite. C. S. Lewis

Beauty is the bait

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind. Socrates

Concerns of animal life

We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain. Saint Augustine

You must go through the experiences

The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences. Saint Augustine

He that is evil is a slave

He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king. Saint Augustine

Praise the Lord, my soul!
O Lord, my God, how great you are!
You are clothed with majesty and glory;
you cover yourself with light.
You have spread out the heavens like a tent
and built your home on the waters above.
You use the clouds as your chariot
and ride on the wings of the wind.
You use the winds as your messengers
 and flashes of lightning as your servants.
You have set the earth firmly on its foundations,

 and it will never be moved.

Good day dear one, the God of wonders is still at work and as we rise from bed his power is all over us. There is nothing that he who created the heavens cannot do for our sake. There is nothing that he who uses the clouds as his chariot and flashes of lightning as his servants cannot do for our sake. Don't get terrified over the medical report you are holding, the person you are owing, the examination you are preparing for, the journey you are to embark on, the terrifying dream you had last night, because God is still God and Satan has not and cannot take over from God and his holy angels. Rise with high hopes and welcome God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit to take over now because the battle is theirs and heaven is your destination. May heaven fill and influence your day. Amen
Text : Psalm 104:1-5

Shalom!!!
Cosmas Nanyaa.

 

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