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Acceptance of God’s Will – From Abraham to Mary (First part)

There is an hebrew word in the Bible often used in particularly important moments: Hinnenî i.e. Here I am or better Here I am. Rashi mantains that is the answer of pious people. The expression indicates submission and readiness (Commentary on Genesis 22: 1). It expresses also the ubmission to God’s plan,…

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Christian Meditation: from the Mind to the Heart

(By Melania Stefani – Centro Formazione Meditazione Cristiana) Meditation is normally acknowledged as a healthy practice, aimed at creating inner balance. With specific techniques, the intention is to somewhat “cleanse” the mind from the many thoughts that crowd it up, which often cause negative tensions and emotions. However, the mind is…

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What does it mean to be disciples of Jesus? (Second part)

According  to Luke, how does one enter the journey of discipleship? [ … ] First, the point at which one has joined the journey is not always clear in Luke. In some cases a clear “call to discipleship” and/or conversion is offered (e.g., 5:1-11), but in others persons previously unknown…

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