By Fr. Jun Cajucom, MSC Gratitude My experience during this pandemic has given me so many reasons to be thankful to God. There are many things in my life that I have not noticed before and have taken for granted. Now I appreciate them more than ever.When “lockdown” was imposed, I experienced celebrating the Sunday Mass without…

Our gratitude opens our hearts to his greater gifts Of the ten lepers Jesus healed on the border of Samaria only one, a Samaritan stranger, returned to thank him. Perhaps the other lepers thought that they deserved to be healed. Only a stranger could see his healing as a free gift of Jesus’ love. The…

When our prayer turns spontaneously to gratitude When our prayer turns spontaneously to gratitude, that is a good sign. A grateful person is aware of having received a valuable gift. First, we show that we understand that what we have been given is indeed a gift. We acknowledge that our deliverance or other favor came…

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