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On the menu for CatholicMom.com’s Sunday Brunch, we have a sample of articles from the past week.
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Janet Moore reflects on the story of Jesus being turned away from a town after freeing two demoniacs from posession. Jesus not only saved us, but showed us how to live in harmony with our nature, for we are not mere animals, but human persons made in the image and likeness of God, in Whom, we were created! Therefore, when we follow Christ, we are most truly ourselves.
Kelly Pease learned how the role of a parent can be inspired by Jesus, the Good Shepherd. He doesn’t do a tap dance and a comedy routine when times are tough. He fulfills the deeper needs. He tells us all throughout the scriptures that things will be hard, but still He is there.
The moment has arrived to let go a little, offer him up to God, nudge him toward the edge of the nest so he can learn to fly. These are the birth pangs of the push forward, and birth pangs, like delivery, hurt. Judy Klein muses on letting go as her youngest child moves closer to independence.
Mary Lou Rosien shares the story of her grandparents’ flight from Burma to escape persecution and how they were helped by a Muslim businessman without regard to their differences in faith.