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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

1 John 4:7-10
Psalm 72:1-4, 7-8
Mark 6:34-44

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the time of my life

“Then, taking the five loaves and the two fish, Jesus raised His eyes to heaven, pronounced a blessing, broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples to distribute.” —Mark 6:41

Jesus can multiply five loaves and two fish to feed thousands. He can also take one day and make it worth a thousand years (2 Pt 3:8; Ps 90:4). Jesus wants to give you a Christmas present of multiplying time. Evangelizing the more than seven billion people on this earth will take many years, even with modern transportation and communications. Ask Jesus to multiply our time and do the job in the year 2022.

Restoring family life will take generations. Ask Jesus for a multiplication-miracle of family restoration in a few short months.

Renewing the local church has historically taken most of a century. Ask Jesus that it be miraculously done in our times.

In America, we don’t need food multiplied as much as time. Ask Jesus to multiply “Christmas time” to evangelize, restore, renew, and feed the world.

Prayer:  Jesus, may I let You love and surprise me this Christmas season.

Promise:  “Love, then, consists in this: not that we have loved God but that He has loved us and has sent His Son as an Offering for our sins.” —1 Jn 4:10

Praise:  Through her extraordinary leadership, St. Elizabeth laid the foundation for the American parochial school system.

Reference:  (For a related teaching on I Believe in Miracles, listen to, download or order our CD 63-3 or DVD 63 on our website.)

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