"I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart.” And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give." (Jn. 14) Right now, the world is like a rubber band, stretched and ready to snap. Your prayers for peace, for one another are most important and critical at this time on… Continue reading My Peace I Leave You
The wisdom of God is readily seen by those who love her. Those who seek will find God. (Book of Wisdom 6:12-16) "Risen Jesus. Mystery of a presence, you never wanted us to be tormented; you clothe us in your peace. A gospel joy comes to touch the depths of the soul." (Brother Roger, Taize… Continue reading Seeking Thy Peace
“God reveals things that are deep.” (Dan. 2:23) A mystery was revealed to Daniel in a vision, and he praised God saying: “God is surrounded by Light and knows what is hidden in darkness.” Fear not, dear ones; there is one who hears your pain, wipes your tears and lifts you up when you are… Continue reading Be Blessed Forever
When your faith is tested, let steadfastness have its full effect. So, let it grow and as your endurance is developed, you will be complete, needing nothing. (James 1:3-4) There is great spiritual maturity that is found in steadfastness; the spiritual power to keep on moving when the going gets tough. This is a powerful… Continue reading Steadfast
“Many desire to get away from the outer fringes of life seeking peace and harmony.” (Awakening the Inner Ticker of Life, pg. 15) This is a crucial and wondrous time on our planet. Yet, on a daily basis many compromise the divinity within; allowing the “Divine Spark” to extinguish itself due to ignorance and… Continue reading Divine Spark 2
“Before I formed you, I knew you. I consecrated you and ordained you a prophet.” (Jer. 1:5) When this world was formed, a “Divine Spark” was lit. By the power of the holy breath there came forth water, landmass and wildlife. God saved the best for last; you and I; man (wo-man). In the holy… Continue reading Divine Spark
“At night, my soul longs for you. I watch for you at daybreak.” (Is. 26) Take a moment to reflect on the musical clip taken from from Taize, “Bless the Lord, My Soul.” We are asking God to bless us and become one with us. St. Hildegard said, “God gave humanity all the creative… Continue reading God, Bless Us!
“I chose you for special work.” (Jer. 1:4) Are you in a state of readiness to move forward in life? “You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you. I have ordained you that you should go forth. Your feet shod with the preparation of the Gospel of Peace.” (Jn. 15:16) Are you at-one… Continue reading Consecrate to God – Be At One
“God will open the windows of heaven and pour you out a blessing that you will not have room enough to receive it all.” (Mal. 3:10) The following excerpt is taken from Positive Christianity: There was once a wise woman traveling in the mountains who found a precious stone in a stream. The next day… Continue reading May Your Blessings Always Be With Us
“What is that to thee, follow me!” (John 21) Jesus was perfectly at ease in the conscious presence of the one who loves us with an everlasting love. To Jesus, God was an intimate and friendly presence with the needle on the compass pointing in the right direction, assuring that one will stay on course… Continue reading RIGHT TRACK
When Jesus connected with people, he didn't send an email or pick up his cell phone; he spoke with those in need, face to face. Jesus went on to explain, we must ask for what we want, "And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on… Continue reading The Power of the Spoken Word
“Dear God, Kick me out of me, so I can see more of you in me!” We sometimes muddle through life wondering which way to turn. Shall I go left or right? In the early hours before dawn, I took time to pause. Located outside my little chapel are a set flood lights leading into… Continue reading On Whose Power?