Thought Provokers

These Thought Provokers may help you meditate on the text of the Gospel for Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 (The Baptism of Jesus).


When we have met our Lord in the silent intimacy of our prayer,
then we will also meet him in the campo,
in the market, and in the town square.
But when we have not met him in the center of our own hearts,
we cannot expect to meet him in the busyness of our daily lives.

Henri J. M. Nouwen
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Love to pray.
Feel often during the day the need for prayer,
and take trouble to pray.
Prayer enlarges the heart
until it is capable of containing God’s gift of Himself.
Ask and seek,
and your heart will grow big enough to receive Him
and keep Him as your own.

Mother Teresa
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God is not a cosmic bellboy
for whom we can press a button to get things done.

Harry Emerson Fosdick
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What is the use of praying
if at the very moment of prayer
we have so little confidence in God
that we are busy planning our own kind of answer to our prayer?

Thomas Merton
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About Daniel Mochamps

Church Planter, Anglican Diocese in New England (Anglican Church in North America).
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