Reflection of the week

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Every waking and rising is a new birth, and God's mercy is new every morning. Focus on God's Word to find the way of peace, while Jesus points shows the way to the resolution of conflict in our relationships.

[So] when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has anything against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled; to your brother or sister, and then come and offer your gift. - Matthew 5:23

Merciful God, when I excuse my anger as being righteous, forgive me. When I let my pride get in the way of a true reconciliation with another, forgive me. Create in me a clean heart, O God, where hurt is forgiven, and blame erased, for the sake of Your Son, who gave his life for me.

Today I want to live in peace with friend and neighbour, so that my service to God may be an acceptable gift.

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