Friday, July 17, 2009

Fiat!

Everything matters. Every word spoken. Every word left unspoken. Every action and every failure to act. So often I hear the words, "Well, I'm not going to bother voting" or "Why bother speaking up about abortion? One person won't make a difference anyway." WRONG! WRONG! WRONG! One person does make a difference! Every word, every smile, every action DOES make a difference and one person CAN change the world. Mother Mary simply said "May it be done to me according to your word" and changed the course of history forever.

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  1. Oh yes. We cannot know how our words and acts will reverberate down the centuries. I had that insight this week when thinking of a large family whose home was the center for a children's choir I started in 2000. Today these young people are adults - some married with children. They still sing together. I taught them many great sacred pieces and Gregorian chant. We sang cannons by Mozart and others. Now they are teaching their own children what they learned from me. I can die happy knowing that I did one decent thing to help spread the Faith.

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  2. Barb,
    Exactly! Thank you for sharing your story :) Everything matters. This could get passed down through many generations! Every single one of us should build up the Church in some way.

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  3. Thank you so much for your blog. It has touched me greatly.

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