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The Lord Is My Chef Daily Recipe for the Soul by Fr. Nicanor F. Lalog II
Friday in the Twenty-Ninth Week of Ordinary Time, Year I, 27 October 2023
Romans 7:18-25   <*{{{{><  +  ><}}}}*>   Luke 12:54-59
Photo by author, Camp John Hay, Baguio City, 12 July 2023.
God our loving Father,
help us to live spiritually
in this material world,
to live always rooted in you,
our life and our being;
like St. Paul, we find ourselves
always in the same dilemma,
"For I do not do the good I want,
but I do the evil I do not want"
(Romans 7:19).

So true are the words 
of the wise that 
"we are not human beings 
having a spiritual experience;
we are spiritual beings 
having a human experience"
for you have made us for you
and eternity, O God, 
not for this world that is 
temporary and passing;
Jesus Christ came to
show us and make us experience
this reality of our spiritual being
and yet, we keep on insisting
on mastering the material world,
destroying its unity in you,
separating everything
and dividing our hearts within.

Let us take your side, O Lord,
send us the Holy Spirit
to enlighten our minds
and our hearts to discern
your holy will always;
may we learn to be silent
and still, to trust in you,
to feel you in ourselves 
and in others
so we may live spiritually
and meaningfully.
Amen.

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Rev. Fr. Anton CT Pascual

Rev. Fr. Anton CT Pascual

President of Radio Veritas

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