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

Authority of woman

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

Man lives as to make happiness impossibl…

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. Saint Augustine

Man is a great depth

Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart. Saint Augustine

Death, a blessings

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. Socrates

Lay first the foundation of humility

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. Saint Augustine

Our life of poverty

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them. Mother Teresa

The hunger for love

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. Mother Teresa

The safest road to hell

The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. C. S. Lewis

Scatter there Thy cheerful beams

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. Saint Augustine

Money is not enough

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. Mother Teresa

The wisest man alive

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing. Socrates

Our walking is our preaching

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. Francis of Assisi

Selective faith

If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself. Saint Augustine

Prayer does not change God

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard

Humility, the foundation

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance. Saint Augustine

Forsaken by sin

To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it. Saint Augustine

I feel angry when I see waste

There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use. Mother Teresa

A drop in the ocean

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. Mother Teresa

The richest

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. Socrates

Hear the other side

Hear the other side. Saint Augustine

One of the most painful things in this world is when people you helped in the past later decide to work against you. So many people have vowed never to do anything to help others again because of the ungratefulness of some people they once helped. Our world is really full of people with selective short memory. They only remember the bad you once did against them but quickly forget the good you did for them.

Joseph was a man God used to save the Egyptians and in fact the whole world. It was because of him that his family members moved into Egypt during the season of famine. "Now Joseph and all his brothers and that generation died. But the Israelites were fruitful and prolific... Then a new king, who knew nothing of Joseph, came to power in Egypt." Because he felt threatened by the success of the Israelites,  he set taskmasters "over the Israelites to oppress them with forced labour."

Beloved, maybe you helped build something. Maybe it's because of your sweat that your company has come this far. Maybe you helped build a ministry. Maybe you have sacrificed a lot towards the survival and success of something but now there is a new boss or somebody else is in charge and now wants to frustrate you. Don't get bitter. Don't withdraw. Don't give up. In fact, the more the Israelites "were oppressed, the more they multiplied and spread." Be assured that the Lord remembers your labour of love and it will never be in vain. Continue to be your good self. Even if all men forget about your good deeds, the Lord will remember and bless generations after you. He is faithful!

Shalom!
Key Text:
Exodus 1:8-14,22

Paa Sammy
(Adom Fie, Kumasi)

 

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