Thursday of the First Week of Advent

Strengthening the Family

“The key is learning how to accept one another unconditionally, and that requires heroic patience, great sacrifice, and genuine, mutual love. In this lies an extraordinary amount of blessing.” ~Strengthening Your Family: A Catholic Approach to Holiness at Home, Chapter Three: Acceptance Application

advent

We want to accept, and be accepted by, everyone. Sadly, the effects of original sin often get in the way. Unconditional acceptance is one of those things we most desire and yet that often most eludes us.

Straws for the Crib

Choose to ignore (and smile about) something someone does that really irritates you today. Accept them for who they are, faults and all.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*