My prayer life is… well… it could use some improving. I recently made a video called “When Prayer Is Boring” reflecting on some of the challenges of daily prayer. During … Continue Reading Really, What Is Prayer?
Does being free mean that we have no guidelines, no limitations, no grounding? But isn’t it the truth that sets us free? The truth is that I can do nothing … Continue Reading Freedom and Fear
Do the following words from the Bible have only the prophet Isaiah as their subject? Are they prophetic words that apply to Jesus, the Christ — but to Jesus only? … Continue Reading That Means You. Advent Week Three
“Do not ignore this one fact, beloved,that with the Lord one day is like a thousand yearsand a thousand years like one day.” (2 Peter 3:8) When I was a … Continue Reading It’s about Time. Advent Week Two
Looking around at the cruelty and callousness in the world, don’t you kind of wish that God would just show Himself to everyone so that human beings would straighten up … Continue Reading Come Down! Advent 1st Week
Why is it important for us to give thanks? What is it about gratitude that’s so good? We are told throughout the Bible that we humans must give thanks to … Continue Reading Thanking God & Six Years of Blogging
You know the scene: a kid in pajamas runs down the stairs on Christmas morning, sees a brand-new bike or a pile of new presents under the tree, and exclaims, … Continue Reading Like Christmas Morning
I have friends who sense the presence of angels and Saints praying for them in their hour of need. For my part, I admit that I’ve never been one to … Continue Reading Heaven Is Praying for You
There are over 7 billion people living on earth right now, which fact may lead you to wonder if you – little, tiny you – really matter in the grand … Continue Reading He Knows Not How
You know you’ve asked this question before. Many have. And I am asking it now, but – well… I’d first like to start with a little thought on the wording … Continue Reading Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?
What good news would you share with the people who will mourn your death? This is an important question to ask if you, like me, want to plan your own … Continue Reading Lasting Words: The Gospel
What Sacred Scripture do you want read at your funeral? Continuing with the divinely inspired words that I want to share with those who will grieve my death, whenever that … Continue Reading Lasting Words: Psalm 139
Sacred Scripture on Beauty and Truth…. For the first reading at my funeral (read more about that HERE) I would like these words from The Book of Wisdom proclaimed. This … Continue Reading Lasting Words: The Book of Wisdom
Last year, I had several health challenges that reminded me, yet again, of how fragile and fleeting my life is. Having been born with a rare disease and living all … Continue Reading Leaving with These Words
I left you (last week) with this thought: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be … Continue Reading Scripture Quotes on the Mind
I’ve been trying to find a biblical quote to put on the wall of my bedroom. In researching passages (focusing on the heart) I decided to share a few here … Continue Reading Scripture Quotes from the Heart