“Answer me when I call, my saving God, when troubles hem me in, set me free, take pity on me, here my prayer. How long, O people, will you be hard of heart? Why do you love what is worthless,… Read More ›
How are you equipping yourself to love?
Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous, it is not pompous, It is not inflated, it is not rude, it does not seek its own interests, it is not quick-tempered, it does not brood over injury, it… Read More ›
“Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.” Luke 1:30 This second week of Advent, yet again our faith is put to the test as we hear the angel Gabriel tell Mary “do not be afraid”. … Read More ›
“Be strong, fear not! Here is your God. He comes with vindication; With divine recompense. He comes to save you.” Isaiah 35:4 I was listening to the radio some time ago and the radio personality host was talking about the… Read More ›
Hope fills the heart
“The Lord is my light and my salvation. Whom should I fear.” Psalm 27:1 During Advent, we light our wreaths to fill the darkness in our world with the light of Christ. It is symbolic of the true light that… Read More ›
Endure and Persevere through Hope
“The hope of truth and of freedom is already ours, dearly beloved, but if we are to attain truth and freedom in reality we must endure and persevere.” St Cyprian St. Cyprian We are just passed the midpoint of our… Read More ›
What do you believe?
“For one believes with the heart and so is justified, and one confesses with the mouth and so is saved…But how can they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how can they believe in him of… Read More ›
“May the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we have for you, so as to strengthen your hearts, to be blameless in holiness before our God and Father at the… Read More ›
Perfection of perseverence – found in the heart
Ever feel like the tree you’ve worked so hard to nourish is twisted and mangled by the tornado whirling around you? Lately it seems like I’m walking a journey I walked many years ago for the second time. This time… Read More ›
What are you holding on to?
“I prayed and prudence was given me; I pleaded and the spirit of wisdom came to me.” Wisdom 7:7 Do you find yourself holding on to things in your life, material stuff, anger, resentment, jealousy, relationships? Or perhaps, these things… Read More ›