People don't do business with you for one of two reasons:
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Reading 1: Mal 1:14b-2:2b, 8-10. Listen and give glory to God or be cursed
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 131:1, 2, 3. "In you, Lord, I have found my peace."
Reading 2: 1 Thes 2:7b-9, 13. We give thanks for those who listened and received the Word of God.
Gospel: Matt 23: 1-12. Humble yourself. Become a servant to all. Do what those in authority tell you but do not follow their example.
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Care for the poor.
Trust in the Lord, your refuge.
Imitate the Apostles who imitate the Lord.
Love the Lord and your neighbor.
In today's second reading (1 Thes 1:5c-10) we read how pleased Paul was that they had turned from idols to live as the Lord wanted them to live.
What idols do you need to turn away from:
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In today's 2nd Reading (1 Thes 1:1-5b), Paul gives thanks and prays for the Thessalonians for their "work of faith and labor of love and endurance."
Anything in life worth achieving takes time, effort, discipline, focus, sacrifice, attention to detail and love such as:
We do not know God's ways but we must keep…Continue
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