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Holy Laughter

By melanie jean juneau, published on Jul 19, 2013

St. Francis of Assisi is the most famous, joyful saint. Look at our pope, whose name sake is Francis; his very countenance radiates authenticity, kindness, joy and the love of God.

Joy is one of the fruits of the Holy Spirit, not a gift given to a select few but a by-product of living in the Spirit. Sacred Scriptures exhort us to trust and embrace the joy of the Lord.

The Joy of The Lord is my Strength

Rejoice in the Lord always [delight, gladden yourselves in Him]; again I say, Rejoice!Philippians 4:4

You have put more joy and rejoicing in my heart than [they know]... (more)

Tags: children, humour, catholic church, joy, laughter, saint, holy, : catholic

In Safe Hands - a prayer for Sai Baba of Shirdi.

By iancochrane, published on Feb 27, 2013

...bobs on a string of beads slung from the top of a grimy windscreen, swinging back and forth like a hypnotist’s watch. The emaciated figure has a white beard and is dressed in a loose-fitting skullcap and long tunic of white. Meet the Indian mystic Sai Baba of Shirdi; a holy man, guru, sufi or saint, who may have been Muslim or Hindu – nobody seems too sure.

I’m taking an open-sided auto-rickshaw – túk-túk in local speak – from the office back to my hotel. The trip takes an hour now that Mumbai is awake. Roller doors shuttered this morning are now wide open. Teams of... (more)

Tags: traffic, mumbai, taxis, sai baba, beggars, tuk-tuks, shirdi, guru, saint, sufi, bombay

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