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Called and Commissioned

Some of the most important things ever said to me were uttered by Heart Of My Heart: "I love you", "Come grow old with me", and "With all that I am, and all that I have I honor you."  Others, mostly family members have also said "I love you" and it means no less hearing it from them than from HOMH.  But I was really was caught off-guard and humbled with some things I heard today.

"You do relationships."  "You should be a parish priest, and you should have a church where God can use you in ministry."  "You should baptize babies and adults, you should marry couples, and you should bury people."  (Yes, that last part sounded weird, but I understood he meant 'you should bless the dying').  "You are not called for a specialized ministry, but God should place you in a church where you can be with God's people because you are gifted that way."

W. O. W.

This from a dear, dear friend whom I love, admire and cherish.  Was I ever humbled.

Only by God's Grace, and Only with God's help will any of this be possible. 


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Jun. 20th, 2009 04:35 pm (UTC)
and I still (and always) love you!
Jun. 22nd, 2009 10:02 am (UTC)
Hatch, match, and dispatch.
Sounds right to me too.
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