The Power of Our Actions

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I voted this morning. I have a confession: a part of me didn’t want to. But I do understand my obligation. Many people have gone before me, some to the point of sacrificing their lives, so that I could have this right. I was glad I did in the end.

Last night I went to Mass for All Saints Day. I have a confession: a part of me didn’t want to. But I do understand my obligation. Many people have gone before me, some to the point of sacrificing their lives, so that I could have this right. I was glad I did in the end.

Two actions in 24 hours. One action was participating in something that the whole world is talking about. The other action comparatively few are talking about it. People think one action is so very important that it could mean the end of the world as we know it. The other action many people do not even understand.

Which action do you think will have the greatest impact on the world in the end? Your answer just might give you a clue as to what you think is the MAIN THING.

This entry was posted in Accountability, Catholic, Christianity, Commitment, Faith, obedience, saints and tagged , , , by Tracy Earl Welliver. Bookmark the permalink.

About Tracy Earl Welliver

Tracy Earl Welliver is the Director of Parish Community and Engagement for LPi and an active member of Saint Pius X Catholic Church in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he previously served as Pastoral Associate for 22 years. Saint Pius X received the Archbishop Murphy Award in 2009 from the ICSC. Tracy is a writer, speaker, and teacher in the areas of stewardship, engagement, catechesis, and strengths theory, and has worked with Catholic communities throughout the US, Australia, and New Zealand. You can read Tracy’s Everyday Stewardship column in LPi’s CONNECT!, a bimonthly lectionary-based liturgy preparation publication. His writing can also be read on his Nutshell Blog, The Main Thing Blog, and in contributions to Catholic TechTalk. He also serves on the faculty for the ICSC Stewardship Institutes. Tracy has theology degrees from DeSales University and Duke Divinity School. He has been married 23 years and he and his wife, Mariann, have 3 children.

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