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Living God’s Message Minute Meditations
Not all of us are called to shout our message from the rooftops. Those of us called to a quiet, reflective lifestyle have an important place in God’s plan, just as those of us who are called to serve more actively. There is room for all in God’s kingdom.
— from Fools, Liars, Cheaters, and Other Bible Heroes

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Catherine of Alexandria: According to the <i>Legend of St. Catherine</i>, this young woman converted to Christianity after receiving a vision. At the age of 18, she debated 50 pagan philosophers. Amazed at her wisdom and debating skills, they became Christians—as did about 200 soldiers and members of the emperor’s family. All of them were martyred. 
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