Sheep

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.      He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters;      he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths     for his name’s sake.  Even though I walk through the darkest valley,     I fear no evil; for you are with me;     your rod and … Continue reading Sheep

Gracefulness

"Hail, full of grace!" Luke 1:28 ____________ Gracefulness Grace and gratitude It is interesting that the words "grace" and "gratitude" have similar etymologies. They derive from the Latin word gratus, which means both pleasing and thankful (pleased). This reveals a practical way of understanding John Paul II's description of mercy as "bilateral", or two-sided: An act of … Continue reading Gracefulness