In a recent article, I talked about worry and how it does not help us in our spiritual path. Prayerful hope is the antidote to worry, but how do we get there? For me, for a long time, the word “hope” was so incredibly intangible as to be actually quite hopeLESS… It was to wish … Continue reading Hope against Hope?
Once again, God took my plan for today’s blog and changed it… and once again, I know He must be right! (And I know I will eventually get back to my original plan – for last week!) He even used my best friend to deliver the message – again. Regardless of your political persuasion, the … Continue reading When Worry Prays
I feel like I got a bit side-tracked last week. First, it was the abortion article and then the one about the Chinese martyrs. Both are a little off my main theme of providing proof for the Doubting Thomas in each of us. (Yet, in my past, often, the best and most useful Bible studies … Continue reading Power in the Eucharist
Many of the protestant churches believe in “sola fide” that the only requirement for salvation is faith in God and his saving action in Jesus’ death on the cross. If you only believe, you are “saved” - and “okay” with God. By “faith alone” you will be saved… But what is faith? And is it truly enough?