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My Life Opened to the Beauty of Life Itself

Gina Garcia from Muntinlupa, Philippines danced ballet professionally for years and is now a home-maker, a part-time ballet teacher, and also teaches Parenting Education courses as a volunteer. On raising kids, Gina says, "The greatest challenge is in reminding ourselves that these are the children [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Family and work, Faith, Divine sonship, Formation, Children, Freedom, Marriage, Character, trust, family, happiness, Women, Philippines, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
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Fr. Jorge Molinero, vicar of Opus Dei in Valencia, Spain

“In the years that I knew him, I smiled and laughed non-stop with St Josemaria, the founder of Opus Dei. Knowing that he was a son of God; knowing that he was in God’s tender, powerful hands; loving created things passionately, starting with people, and [...]
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Bishop Anthony Muheria of Kitui, (Kenya)

The teachings of the founder of Opus Dei help me in my work. As he inspired so many social projects, he challenges me and helps me to practise justice with charity. And his optimism encourages me to avoid escapism and fatalism. For example, although my [...]
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Social integration is possible through treating others as children of God

Within the African continent, there is a great variety: tribes, cultures, religions, races, and so on. How is it possible to integrate such different people and put them to work together? First by respecting their way of being and imposing nothing from the outside. This is [...]
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We all belong to the race of the children of God

Interviewer: How did you discover Opus Dei? Willo Indakuli: I got to know about Opus Dei after I decided to do a training course in catering work at what is now known as Kibondeni College. A Dutch lady called Ria, who was a teacher at [...]
Tags: Divine sonship, Opus Dei, Service, Vocation, assistant numerary
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Pope John Paul II

The tender face of a Father The Lord made him understand deeply the gift of our divine filiation. Saint Josemaria taught how to contemplate the tender face of a Father in God, who speaks to us through the most varied vicissitudes of life. A Father who [...]
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Without changing anything, it changed everything

The fascinating world of horses has led me to dedicate many years to different equestrian sports, and as time passes I feel more and more that it has been my whole life. I have gone in for dressage, and taken part in national and international [...]
Tags: sports, Divine sonship, Ascetical struggle, Presence of God
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A prayer-card and its message

I am a doctor in a private hospital in Nairobi. I am married and have four children, aged twenty-four, twenty-three, twenty, and eleven and a half. I was born and brought up in a rural setting in Machakos District in Kenya. My father had a low-grade [...]
Tags: Family and work, Divine sonship, Supernatural outlook, prayer-card
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The Personalism and Universalism of Josemaría Escrivá

“The Spirit, sent by the Father through the Son, called Josemaría Escrivá to the profound sense of divine sonship that distinguished not only his teaching, but his character and deeds as well. The perception of God as a loving and compassionate father precludes the possibility [...]
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He can put everything right

I think the aspect of Saint Josemaria’s teaching that has the greatest effect on my life is his teaching on divine filiation. The knowledge that I’m a precious daughter of God, and that everything that happens to me is either willed or permitted by God, [...]
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