Hospitality, welcoming the stranger, is essential in the desert. We are all in the desert, bearing the challenges and difficulties of our journey. None of us can survive on our own. God welcomes us, offering sustenance and companionship. No matter what appears to be ours, what we claim to possess, all is a gift. We are God’s guests.

                       – Br. Luke Ditewig, SSJE

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The Tenth Day of Christmas
The Gift of Gratitude

If prayer – your relationship with God – in any way eludes you just now, simply pray your gratitude. Don’t miss the opportunity to pray and savor your gratitude for what is so clearly good in life. Be grateful for the gift of life.

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