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Old Aug 3, '05, 11:28 am
shannon e shannon e is offline
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Default Re: Karl Keating's E-Letter of August 2, 2005

Originally Posted by MarkAnthonyCozy
...Remorse prevents us from seeing how God has blessed us. Remorse negates the gift which is the present.

Of all the decisions that come before us, only one decision can bring us joy. Not job, nor spouse, nor investment, nor house; only God can bring us joy.

For us God exists in the here and now, ever present before us. Herein lies true joy in that we are loved by the Lord of all creation. Today we can choose to follow him. Today we can know true joy.

The only thing that we take to heaven with us is our relationship with God. In the end that is all that matters.
So true, so true.

Originally Posted by Karl Keating
I mean I didn't make much attempt to discern what path I should take. I just blundered ahead. Perhaps I could say I was open to God's will but was not particularly insistent that he reveal it to me.
Yes. There seems to be a certain ease of acceptance there, that I want to let happen in my own life.
Then they told what had happened on the road, and how he was known to them in the breaking of the bread.
Luke 24:35