The Tenth Day of Christmas!

Exodus 20:1

And God spoke all these words…

The awesome thing about the Ten Commandments is that they were spoken by God.  The next most awesome thing is that we can understand them.  A Being that invented the mysteries of quantum physics and the impenetrable enigma of every cell in your body needn't, once you think about it, have done either.  But He did both.  And because He did, we began to know Him.  In the giving of the Ten Commandments, His word was spoken.  In the birth of Jesus at Christmas, His Word became flesh.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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