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We have to always remember that we must live our entire lives, including our prayer lives, in the light of our faith, not only in accordance with what we perceive and with what we feel. As St. Paul said so powerfully, “We walk by faith, not by sight” (2 Corinthians 5:7).

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Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
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patiently waiting..

Waiting patiently is a matter of receiving and responding to the challenging, inviting, and appealing gift that life is. To wait upon the splendor of the ordinary at table and elsewhere is to wait for the gift of maturing in wisdom and grace.

-from Table of Plenty


Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
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In Awe of Life..

For now, begin to look at your body and your soul with wonder. With every morsel you eat, do not presume to understand the mystery that you are. Instead be in awe of each moment of life that courses through your veins, of each breath you inhale and exhale.

-from Table of Plenty


Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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The Transfiguration of Christ is the culminating point of His public life, as His Baptism is its starting point, and His Ascension its end. Moreover, this glorious event has been related in detail by St. Matthew (17:1-6), St. Mark (9:1-8), and St. Luke (9:28-36), while St. Peter (2 Peter 1:16-18) and St. John (1:14), two of the privileged witnesses, make allusion to it.

About a week after His sojourn in Cæsarea Philippi, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John and led them to a high mountain apart, where He was transfigured before their ravished eyes. St. Matthew and St. Mark express this phenomenon by the word metemorphothe, which the Vulgate renders transfiguratus est. The Synoptics explain the true meaning of the word by adding "his face did shine as the sun: and his garments became white as snow," according to the Vulgate, or "as light," according to the Greek text.

This dazzling brightness which emanated from His whole Body was produced by an interior shining of His Divinity. False Judaism had rejected the Messias, and now true Judaism, represented by Moses and Elias, the Law and the Prophets, recognized and adored Him, while for the second time God the Father proclaimed Him His only-begotten and well-loved Son. By this glorious manifestation the Divine Master, who had just foretold His Passion to the Apostles (Matthew 16:21), and who spoke with Moses and Elias of the trials which awaited Him at Jerusalem, strengthened the faith of his three friends and prepared them for the terrible struggle of which they were to be witnesses in Gethsemani, by giving them a foretaste of the glory and heavenly delights to which we attain by suffering.


Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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Forgiveness does not mean condoning what has been done. Forgiving means abandoning your right to pay back the perpetrator in his own coin.
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"Jesus’s humanity and His biological need to be fed Himself gives power and personal force to His teaching that when we feed the hungry and give drink to the thirsty, we do it to Him."

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Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
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“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
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Pray continously. Prayers font have to be formal or memorized. They can be one word, they can be simply conversing with God. Just pray with your heart
- Leason learned by St. Elizabeth Seton

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The Ten Commandments

The commandments are a gift, not a curse. Sin is less about breaking the rules and more about breaking the Father’s heart.



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Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
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I live in El Paso, TX


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“Do one thing every day that scares you.”
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God saves the world by undoing Babel, which happened when a people became just people, all doing their own thing. They did not love each other so they did not love God. They did not love God, so they did not love each other. Babel babbles—no communication because no community.



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Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
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Love Thy Neighbor

Small, local acts of neighborliness can move us toward loving our neighbor. As that happens, we’ll widen the scope of our care until we finally begin to love as God loves: all creatures, all places, always. –Kyle Kramer



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Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
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In our pursuit of happiness, it is vital to recognizw how few things in the world are subjectto our personal control. Other people--family, friends, colleagues, and strangers--behave as they wish, in accordance with their own ideas and aims. Likewise, there is litrtle we can do to control the economy, international relations, or the natural environment. So if we base our pursuit of happiness on our ability to influence other peole and the world at large, we are almost certainly doomed to failure. What can we control? What freedom do we really have here and now? Our first act of freedom should be to choose our priorities wisely. -B. Alan Wallace

This has real implications for controlling our weight, as so many of us are "emotional eaters!" Gotta give up the idea that I can CONTROL!

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"We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives." -John F. Kennedy



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Great words Bene38464.. emoticon


Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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Matthew 12:34: "Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks."

There is a saying, "To hold a grudge is like drinking poison and hoping that the other person will die." The other person doesn't even know that we are upset, but we ourselves are poisoned. If we have a powerful grudge in our hearts, our lips are going to speak it...hard words, vilificaton, even slander...against the person we are angry with.In another place, St. James asks (James 3:11) Does a fountain send forth at the same place sweet and bitter water?" No, indeed! We may think we hide our feelings but others know us by the water we pour out! Jesus knew that grudges tear us up inside and that we cannot even go to the altar of God in a fit condition to worship. He says if that happens, don't even offer your gift until you go to your brother or sister and get straightened out with them. For me the answer is to be proactive: if I feel myself disturbed and "ruffled up" with someone, I try to start putting out sweet water: actively blessing them and wishing for them all the good things I want for myself. This works in a very short time!!! Forgiveness heals!

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"You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time." -M. Scott Peck



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Holy Eucharist

Jesus calls us to eat His flesh and drink His blood, which is a difficult concept to understand. Jesus’s command to eat His Body and drink His Blood can only make sense if we understand the words Body and Blood as designating the whole person, the real and glorified Jesus as He exists today.



— from Catholic Update Guide to Jesus



Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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“The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
― Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council



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Today, a thought from St. Ignatius Loyola:

"Few souls understand what God would accomplish in them if they were to abandon themselves unreservedly to Him and if they were to allow His grace to mold them accordingly."

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Prayer and Contemplation

In prayer we discover what we already have. You start where you are and you deepen what you already have and you realize that you are already there. We already have everything, but we don’t know it and we don’t experience it.



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Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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Today, July 22nd, is the feast day of Mary of Magdala, St Mary Magdalene. She is mentioned in all four canonical Gospels as discovering the empty tomb on her own or with other women disciples.
John’s Gospel also shows the Risen Christ sending Mary of Magdala to announce the good news of his resurrection to the other disciples (John 20: 10 to 18). Because of this, the early church called her “the apostle to the apostles”.
However, gradually and for a variety of reasons, the memory of Mary Magdalene changed in the western church,and became distorted from that of a faithful disciple and first witness of the resurrection to that of a repentant prostitute and public sinner.
She was identified as such in the homilies of Pope Gregory the Great in 590 AD. At a time when the plague was ravaging Europe, he emphasised penitential forms of worship as a way of warding off diseases. Mary of Magdala was assumed to be the unnamed woman of ill-repute who bathes Jesus’s feet with her tears,and whose many sins Jesus declares forgiven (Luke 7:37-50).
The Gospel’s reference to her being freed by Jesus from seven demons (an illness) became wrongly interpreted as her being guilty of the seven capital sins.


Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
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We should reflect on Mary's (Magdalene) attitude and the great love which she had for Christ; for thought the disciples had left the tomb, she remained. She was still seeking the one she had not found, and while she sought, she wept; burning with the fire of love, she longed for him who she thought had been taken away. And so it happened that the woman who stayed behind to seek Christ was the only one to see him. For perseverance is essential to any good deed, as the voice of truth tells us: Whosoever perseveres to the end will be saved. ---by St. Gregory the Great

St. Augustine called Mary Magdalene the "Apostle to the Apostles." The Catholic Church honors her today!

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The thought about the 10 commandments is Great ..
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Real Hope

Jesus died at age thirty-three. That’s not easy to do: It’s not easy to die at any age. Yet to give His life over in trust for something long-range, where it wasn’t going to pay off today, is the opposite of despair. That’s what real hope is.



— from Catholic Update Guide to Jesus


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Say what you will about the Ten Commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them. ~H.L. Mencken



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Some people change their ways when they see the light; others when they feel the heat. Caroline Schoeder

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There is no better moment to postpone something you don't want to do other than right now.



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Lose the Resentment

Jesus was going to die anyway. But His great gift was that He gave His life over without bitterness, without price tag, without anger, without resentment, with complete forgiveness. The Resurrection is all about forgiveness.



— from Catholic Update Guide to Jesus


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REFLECTION: Courage and confidence are our weapons to divert the enemy's surprise attacks.

Hope and patience are the staffs to lean on when we are worn out by worldly trials--St. Gregory of Nyssa, brother of St. Macrina


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The Sacrament of God

Recall the tremendously important fact that Jesus is the Sacrament of God. In Him we see God in human flesh. We know what God is like by looking at Jesus, by listening to Him.



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Psalm 117

Praise the Lord, all you nations!
Give glory, all you peoples!
The Lord's love for us is strong;
the Lord is faithful forever.
Hallelujah!

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“Just going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.” G K Chesterton



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Tears...
“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.”

― Washington Irving
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Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
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2 Chronicles 20: 20-22: Early the next morning the people went out to the wild country near Tekoa. As they were starting out, Jehoshaphat addressed them with these words: "Men of Jidah & Jerusalem! Put your trust in the Lord your God, and you will stand your ground...the king ordered some musicians to put on the robes they wore on sacred occasions and to march ahead of the army singing, "Praise the Lord! His love is eternal!" When they began to sing, the Lord threw the invading armies into a panic.

In reading this passage this morning, I wondered what it had to do with modern life in the USA...but then I remembered. St. Paul tells us in Ephesians 6:12 that "...we are fighting against the wicked spiritual forces in the heavenly world, the rulers, authorities, and cosmic powers in this dark age! That's the nasty stuff that comes up in us as temptations, anger, spiritual laziness, dryness, etc. But we know that with the help of the Lord, those evil forces will go into a panic, just like in 2 Chronicles. Let's go out singing, "Praise the Lord! His love is eternal!"

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“Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.”


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Our Father

Joseph showed through his care of Jesus what being a father truly means. Jesus, in turn, would show the world the Father. –Fr. Gary Caster



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Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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There is no time with God: a thousand years, a single day: itis all one. 2 Peter3:8

Psalm 90 says, "O Lord, you have been our refuge from one generation to the next. Before the mountains were born or the earth or the world brought forth, you are God, without beginning or end."

God is so great, so wonderful! I cannot understand; I can only worship in silent awe!

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the name Carmen is a derivation of Carmel which is one of the titles given to Our Blessed Mother, namely, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. This is the patronal feast of the Carmelites. The Order of Carmelites takes its name from Mount Carmel, which was the first place dedicated to the Blessed Virgin and where a chapel was erected in her honor before her Assumption into Heaven. July 16 is also the feast of the "Scapular of Mount Carmel". On that day in 1251, pious tradition says, the Blessed Virgin appeared to St. Simon Stock, General of the Carmelites at Cambridge, England, showed him the scapular and promised supernatural favors and her special protection to his Order and to all persons who would wear the scapular. To obtain the indulgences and other benefits promised to those who wear the Carmelite scapular, a person must be invested by a priest who has the requisite faculties and must lead a consistent Christian life. Her feast day is July 16th.


Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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“Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.”


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Why Wait?

In our consumption-driven society, it's easy to focus on how we look on the outside. Better to focus on the shape of our interior closet and spiritual growth. And we don't have to wait for a department store sale or a bonus at work to do it.

— from Sisterhood of Saints


Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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“A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.” – The Everlasting Man by G K Chesterton



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“There are those who hate Christianity and call their hatred an all-embracing love for all religions.” G K Chesterton



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Building Confidence

We cannot help people with money and small offerings, rather we must give them the confidence that they are capable of doing something for themselves. -Blessed Hildegard Burjan


Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
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I live in El Paso, TX


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“To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.” G K Chesterton



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“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” ~Napoleon Hill



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Trust in the Lord with all your heart, on your own intelligence rely not; in all your ways be mindful of him, and he will make straight your path. Proverbs 3: 5 & 6

I know this verse by heart and I keep promising myself that I will apply it. The trouble is, that after I "hand it over" to God, I keep taking it back upon myself. OK! Gotta do better!

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Family...
“The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.”

― Pope John Paul II



Take time to THINK...It is the source of power.Take Time to READ..It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY..It is the greatest power on earth. Take Time to LOVE and BE LOVED..It is a God-given privilege.
Be FRIENDLY, It is the road to happiness.. take time to LAUGH..it is the music of the soul.
Take time to Give it is too short a day to be selfish.. Take time to DO CHARITY..
it is the key to heaven.
I live in El Paso, TX


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