St. Michael Prayer

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do, thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the Power of God, cast into hell satan and all of the evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.

Glory to God in the Highest!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Forgiveness in South Carolina: An example to everyone Everywhere

Nadine Collier, daughter of 70 year old shooting victim, Ethyl Lance, spoke directly to Dylann Roof at his bond hearing.

She said, "I forgive you.  You took something very precious from me. I will never talk to her again.  I will never, ever hold her again.  But I forgive you..."

God has a special place for Nadine in heaven. 

In a situation of such unprovoked, violence caused by a dangerous young man filled with hate, 
I question whether I could follow the example of Nadine
who forgave the man who, in cold blood, murdered her mother.

I heard her say later,
"We are a house built on love.  What else could I do?

This is what life is all about.
Life is not for whimps.
Forgiveness is not for whimps.
Strength in LOVE.
Strength in life.

This is what our sojourn on earth comes down to being:

God bless you, Nadine!

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