"Mercy is God’s greatest attribute. It reveals the face of God, and how God looks at us."
Week 1: A Merciful Heart Is a Generous Heart
"Generosity as a quality of mercy is most clearly seen when we give to another our very selves: our time, our talents, our willingness to change our plans for the sake of meeting another’s needs."
Week 2: The Merciful Heart Is a Humble Heart
"What would it be like to 'take on' Jesus' humility or to let the memories of your previous weaknesses and sins melt under the hands of the Son of God who extends his love to you?"
Week 3: The Merciful Heart Is a Gentle Heart
"Where we are ready to react with self-condemnation, God is ready to pour out on us his overflowing mercy and love."
Week 4: The Merciful Heart Is a Communicative Heart
"Lord, help me to communicate your mercy, not only in what I say or how I speak, but in how I listen. Give me the right words at the right time. And show me when to remain silent."
Week 5: The Merciful Heart Is a Patient Heart
"Mercy makes room in our heart to understand another person’s suffering and to respond to that person with Christ-like patience."
Week 6: The Merciful Heart Forgives
"When we attempt to forgive, the face of God’s mercy shines through us to the world."
Week 7: The Merciful Heart Is a Hopeful Heart
"If we engage one another in mercy and loving kindness, we participate in God’s love and become icons of hope to one another."
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