“Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3:10 Today’s reading was from 1 Samuel 3, when God calls out to Samuel multiple times and he doesn’t recognize that it is God calling until Eli tells him to answer, “speak,… Read More ›
Will you be available at two in the morning?
“Try to keep your soul always in peace and quiet, always ready for whatever our Lord may wish to work in you. It is certainly a higher virtue of the soul, and a greater grace, to be able to enjoy… Read More ›
Are you focused on your ability or God’s desire in the discernment process?
“A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other…” 1 Corinthians 12:7 One of the spiritual gifts the Holy Spirit gives us is the gift of discernment. Discernment is extremely important in the spiritual… Read More ›
Hold fast to God’s Yes – defeat the doubt
“After you have made a decision that is pleasing to God, the Devil may try to make you have second thoughts. Intensify your prayer time, meditation, and good deeds. For if Satan’s temptations merely cause you to increase your efforts… Read More ›
Discernment – a prayerful compass
“So we keep on praying for you, asking our God to enable you to live a life worthy of his call. May he give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do.” 2… Read More ›
Decluttering the spirit
As my morning began to wind down, I looked over at the pile of trash that was sitting on my counter. My mornings are filled with making breakfast, lunch, and hopes of grabbing a cup of coffee. When I say… Read More ›
Good vs Evil
“A good person produces good things from the treasury of a good heart, and an evil person produces evil things from the treasury of an evil heart. What you say flows from what is in your heart.” Luke 6:45 NLT… Read More ›
The deeper meaning
“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 When you read Psalm 46:10, what comes to mind? What do you think God is asking you? This verse has been a headline in my head for years. In fact,… Read More ›
Are you walking your journey looking through the rear view mirror?
Do you often feel like you get drawn back into your past? Perhaps, you go back to relive a very happy moment? May be, you haven’t healed from an event in your past and you go back wondering what went… Read More ›
Traveling together, a journey with one focus
“Just as the wise men traveled together to find Jesus in the manger, so we travel together to find Jesus born in our souls.” Seeking God Together: An Introduction to Group Spiritual Direction, Alice Fryling Have you encountered a companion… Read More ›