03-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 10, 2018
Jesus told a parable about two men, one proud and haughty and the other ashamed and humble:  “…the (humble) tax collector stood off at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven but beat his breast and prayed, ‘O God, be merciful to me a sinner.’ I tell you, the latter went home justified, not the former; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” Lk_18:9-14

If we take the highest place, beloved, there is only direction we can go: down.  But if we take a lower place, although we can go lower still, we can also be saved, redeemed and even exalted!  We are justified because in recognizing our imperfection we give God the space to perfect us!  And blessed are we, then!

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Hello and welcome to ColorMe4Life and Whispers to the Wind. My name is Joe Puglis and these websites encompass various aspects of my life. From the backgrounds of grocery store proprietor, to research chemist, to manager, carpet dyer and Catholic deacon you'll find a cornucopia of colors here, the Colors of Life. Most dear to my heart is my love of God, my awesome family, and you, beloved. Thank you for visiting. Please come back again. And feel free to visit the links in all pictures and hyper-linked words. These are always hand selected to go with the topic of discussion and kept as absolutely clean as possible. Also, I apologize for any links that have been removed by their owners. In time I try to replace them or update them. Hope you enjoy. May God bless YOU always, in Christ's love! Joe
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