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"The family is the great catechism God has given the world. The work of our lifetime is to learn how to read it and then study it prayerfully."

Mike Aquilina

Born: 1963

Occupation: Author

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Part of growing up spiritually is learning to be grateful for all things, even our difficulties, disappointments, failures and humiliations.

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Everyone should be praised by the lips of his neighbor, and not by his own mouth. Everyone should be commended by the work he has done, not by what he wanted to do.

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Humility is an elusive virtue. The more we pursue it - and the more we seem to acquire it - the more we take pride in our accomplishment, and we find ourselves back at square one.

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The family is the great catechism God has given the world. The work of our lifetime is to learn how to read it and then study it prayerfully.

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Read, read, read, read, read. Read everything. You can’t work unless you know the world, and outside of living in the world the best way to learn about the world is to read about it.

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Leslie Ludy

It has been said by many great Christians that prayer is our secret weapon. If we desire to be free from every enemy stronghold over our lives and fully fortified to live the superhuman existences God...

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Jim Rohn

I have found in life that if you want a miracle you first need to do whatever it is you can do – if that’s to plant, then plant; if it is to read, then read; if it is to change, then change; if it...

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Gordon B. Hinckley

I know of no other practise which will make one more attractive in conversation than to be well-read in a variety of subjects. There is a great potential within each of us to go on learning. Regardless...

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Virginia Satir

It is now clear to me that the family is a microcosm of the world. To understand the world, we can study the family: issues such as power, intimacy, autonomy, trust, and communication skills are vital...

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Neal A. Maxwell

By seeing life's experiences through to the end, on our small scale, we can finally say, as Jesus did on the cross, "It is finished." We, too, can then have "finished our preparations," having done the...

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Helen Keller

When it seems that our sorrow is too great to be borne, let us think of the great family of the heavy-hearted into which our grief has given us entrance. And inevitably, we will feel about us their arms,...

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Henry B. Eyring

The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ, and we learn about Him in its pages. We know that it has great power. It has the power to change lives. It has the power to convert. If you read...

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Anne Lamott

Gratitude begins in our hearts and then dovetails into behavior. It almost always makes you willing to be of service, which is where the joy resides. It means that you are willing to stop being such a...

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Kasey Kahne

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Tom Nelson

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Nicholas Sparks

We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken us a lifetime to learn...for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together...this is the great paradox.

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Griffith John

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Stanley Kunitz

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Russell M. Nelson

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Pope Francis

If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge him? The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains this very well. It says they should not be marginalized because of this (orientation)...

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Gloria Gaither

How beautiful it is to learn that Grace isn't fragile, and that in the family of God we can fail and not be a failure.

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Pierre Charron

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