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Jaime L. Waters teaches Scripture at DePaul University in Chicago. She is an associate professor of Catholic studies.
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We are reminded to interact with people beyond our household; different experiences and perspectives enrich our lives and increase our wisdom.
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As we near the end of Advent, the Gospel can inspire us to respond when we are called in new, challenging directions.
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We should find joy in God’s presence in our lives, looking for ways to foster joy in the world as we live out our faith.
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During Advent we should be intentional in trying to improve, to grow mentally and spiritually and to help to create a just society.
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We are reminded not to be consumed with things that distract from the focus of the season of Advent.
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The feast of Christ the King is an opportunity to think about ways that we promote God’s kingdom in the world.
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The themes of power, timeliness and anticipation are prominent.
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The readings present two women as models of living charitably, selflessly showing kindness to others.
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As we remember those who have died, we reflect on how their lives and sacrifices influence and inspire our lives.
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Today’s readings highlight God’s care and power to heal and remind us to pray for what requires healing in our lives.