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Poverty

As human beings, we have nothing that we can hold up before God. Being human means to be “poor” in the face of God’s total claim on us. By accepting that poverty, Jesus began the process of our salvation; he held back nothing, he clung to nothing.

-Br. Robert L’Esperance, SSJE

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