Looking in the Mirror: 3-Minute Retreat


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Looking in the Mirror

Ginny Kubitz Moyer shares her reflection on today’s retreat:

In my life as a mom and my job as a teacher, I’m constantly doing things that seem to have no lasting impact. I pack a lunch that will soon be eaten; I correct a paper that a student drops in the recycling bin; I vacuum a floor that will be crumby again within hours. There are times when my daily actions can seem meaningless. And yet when I get past my pity-party, I know that they aren’t. I do these things out of love, with faith that they matter, in the hope that they will make another person feel seen and valued. That’s what most relationships are all about: doing small things with great love, as Mother Teresa once said. And that love, I’m learning, is its own reward.

Ginny Kubitz Moyer

Ginny Kubitz Moyer

Ginny Kubitz Moyer, author or Random MOMents of Grace (Loyola Press), is a contributor to several print and online publications, including U.S. Catholic magazine, BustedHalo.com, and CatholicMom.com.

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Books by Ginny Kubitz Moyer

Daily Inspiration for Women

In Daily Inspiration for Women, four authors share their individual, spiritual wisdom in this daily source of strength, solace, and celebration that happen in the seasons of a woman’s life.

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Random MOMents of Grace

Experiencing God in the Adventures of Motherhood

Random MOMents of Grace shows moms how to see God’s grace at work in even the silliest, messiest, and most frustrating moments of motherhood.

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Experiencing the Goodness of God with Our Five Senses

Our physical senses are powerful avenues through which we encounter God. This “Examen of the senses” will help readers recognize God through all five senses.

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