229919_369051689845054_1820405588_nWe are called to be more responsive and more willing to embrace the changes and challenges that life throws at us; to be more open to an awareness of God’s graces which fill us with gratitude for the gift of life itself.  We can do this by seeing and believing in Jesus as our model in the world, in our communities, in our places of work, in our relationships, in our friendships, and in our families by being rooted in prayer and contemplation.