I'm conscious I've not been using this site for blogging as much as once was the case ... and that was never as frequently as intended. Consequently, I've omitted to signpost anyone dropping into The Old Forge to our Seventy-two's Practising for Christmas 2016:
It's neither too late to join in, or to encourage others to do so:
Today's focus is on Practising Humility:
Today I was stopped in the reading by 'he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts', which is in verse 51 of 'Mary's song'.
Lord search my inmost thoughts and shed your light upon them.
Help me to acknowledge where my pride has eclipsed your ways.
Remind me you are able to renew my mind, so I might be re-aligned with your ways through my life.