Resistance and Adherence

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It is painful to see how human beings consume energy uselessly by preoccupying themselves with events and realities they cannot change.Every preoccupation is connectedness through fear or desire. In order to develop harmonious interpersonal relations, we need calm and peace. And that peace is frequently threatened by events taking place around us. In that case, a person remains fixed or bound to an event. That event causes feelings of disturbance which, in turn, give rise to compulsive reactions in the presence of other members of the community. We need peace to be able to love, and two things rob us of our peace: resistance and adherence. Resistance is an energy released against something or someone. In fear, two emotions reactive and opposed to each other, can be present simultaneously: adherence and resistance. By way of example, let...

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The Silence of Mary

This book leads the reader by the hand into the real image of the Mother of Jesus. All that is definite is in the silence. Silence that has been the trade mark of the personality of Mary (the spirituality if the anawim) and that in Mary's case signifies availability and receptivity, fullness and fertility, fidelity and humanness.   Read more...

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The passing of our beloved Father Ignacio was unexpected...

The passing of our beloved Father Ignacio was unexpected and at the same time I feel that it was somewhat foreseen. For the past year, I believe that every day he was getting... Read more...

Just wanted you to know...

Just wanted you to know how much (the Workshop) touched me...it was awesome! Like I had never heard the message before! There was so much I wanted to remember in my journal, I... Read more...

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What a wonderful journey the Workshop has been! The Workshop has definitely changed my life...the journey still goes on...

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New Guides Sent Forth in Piribebuy, Paraguay

Four new TOV guides were Sent Forth in Piribebuy City, Uruguay. Our hearts are filled with joy and give thanks to God for these new members of the TOV Family. Welcome to all!
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31 New Guides in Brazil

"The Lord has been great with us and we are happy" Psalm 125, 3We are glad and joyful in ANB 8 TOV Brazil with the Sent Forth of our 31 brothers and sisters. Sent Forth: People... Read more...
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Sent Forth Masses ANB3 Rio de Janeiro

"Hallelujah! Sing to Yahweh a new song! Sing praises in the assembly of the faithful! Let Israel rejoice with his Maker, the children of Sion Come and celebrate their King!" Psalm... Read more...
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Testimony from prison

Even in a small space prayer yields beautiful fruits. This proved Pamela and her cellmate in prison where they lived their Desert Day as the photo shows, only with a picture of a... Read more...
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"Lord, teach us to pray" - Luke 11

In response to this prayer, the Father has poured out his love and mercy, with the grace of eight new Sent Forth PLW guides in Hermosillo, Mexico."The Prayer and Life Workshops,... Read more...

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