Tag: "Holy Spirit"

Fabulous Friday: God is Bigger than Any Problem

Fabulous Friday: God is Bigger than Any Problem

| July 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

A good reminder as we head into the weekend: John 1:3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. I remember just before my returning back to my first love – Jesus. I honestly for years thought how can God possibly understand what I am going through or [...]

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Sunday Inspiration: Walk In The Lord

Sunday Inspiration: Walk In The Lord

| July 21, 2013 | Comments (0)

Have a blessed day! DariaDaria DiGiovanni is an accomplished writer, author, blogger, internet radio host and social media professional. She released her first novel, Water Signs: A Story of Love and Renewal in 2008 and is currently at work on a sequel, Sea To Shining Sea. In addition to her blog, she contributes content to [...]

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Easter Sunday: He is Risen!

Easter Sunday: He is Risen!

| March 31, 2013 | Comments (0)

From the Word Among Us: He saw and believed. (John 20:8) Alleluia! Christ is risen! Father, we exult in your glory! We rejoice, turning our thoughts to the One who lives, who is seated at your right hand above every power and authority and dominion. He’s alive! Mary’s thoughts spun at the empty tomb: Jesus is [...]

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Lenten Meditation: Justice

Lenten Meditation: Justice

| February 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

From The Word Among Us: Learn to do good. Make justice your aim. (Isaiah 1:17) In just a few words, the prophet Isaiah urged the Israelites to make a vital decision: “Wash yourselves clean! Cease doing evil!” Moments like this are a great grace, moments when we clearly see what we have done wrong and [...]

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Lenten Meditation: Be Merciful

Lenten Meditation: Be Merciful

| February 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

From The Word Among Us, a beautiful meditation to start the week: Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. (Luke 6:36) One day, a dad was playing with his young daughter, holding her above him in the air like an airplane. Looking into her father’s eyes, the daughter suddenly squealed with delight, “Daddy, I [...]

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Lenten Meditation: Love Your Enemies

Lenten Meditation: Love Your Enemies

| February 23, 2013 | Comments (0)

Today’s Lenten meditation from The Word Among Us focuses on one of the most difficult tasks God requires of us: Love your enemies… . Be perfect. (Matthew 5:44, 48) Wow! That’s a tall order, don’t you think? But don’t worry. Jesus isn’t expecting you to do this on your own. He knows that loving everyone [...]

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On Papal Resignations and Anti-Catholic Bigotry

On Papal Resignations and Anti-Catholic Bigotry

| February 12, 2013 | Comments (6)

I rarely wade into discussions of anti-Catholic bias, not because it doesn’t exist but because I prefer to focus on the things I have in common with other Christians (many of whom while reading this will snicker derisively at my inclusion of myself and other Catholics as “Christians”), particularly in the dark shadow of a [...]

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The Harbinger -- A Review

The Harbinger — A Review

| January 12, 2013 | Comments (5)

“The bricks have fallen, But we will rebuild with hewn stone; The sycamores have been cut down, But we will plant cedars in their place.” In Jonathan’s Cahn’s stunning book, The Harbinger, “these are the words that seal a nation’s destiny.” This riveting book asks and answers the questions, is it possible… That there exists [...]

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Easter Vigil

Easter Vigil

| April 7, 2012 | Comments (0)

From The Word Among Us: Heed me, and you shall eat well, you shall delight in rich fare. (Isaiah 55:2) There are so many powerful symbols during the Easter Vigil! We gather in darkness as a brand-new fire is ignited. That light spreads from the Paschal candle to our own tapers, swallowing up darkness and [...]

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Good Friday Meditation

Good Friday Meditation

| April 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

From The Word Among Us: It is finished. (John 19:30) What was finished? Jesus’ mission! If we want to understand that mission we have to go back to the very beginning of the Bible. We have to start in Genesis, with its story of the fall of our first parents. From that point on, the [...]

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Five Minutes with the Word: Trust

Five Minutes with the Word: Trust

| April 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

Wow, today’s meditation really hits home for me! Like most people, I am not a stranger to disappointment and heartache, whether it concerns longstanding friendships, boyfriends, dates, professional setbacks — you name it. And as much as I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to spend plenty of time with my married siblings and their kids, it’s also [...]

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Five Minutes with the Word: Open Eyes

Five Minutes with the Word: Open Eyes

| March 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

Today’s Lenten meditation from The Word Among Us: “It is better for you.” (John 11:50) Like missing a new exit ramp on a familiar highway, the high priest Caiaphas was about to miss the new work God was doing in Jesus. Both he and Jesus began well, with a deep respect for the Temple and [...]

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Five Minutes with the Word: Belief

Five Minutes with the Word: Belief

| March 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

Today’s Lenten meditaion from WAU: “Believe the works.” (John 10:38) How can we know what God is like? How can we know him so inti­mately that we yield to his love and are changed? When Jesus said: “The Father and I are one,” he was call­ing people to examine his words and works so that [...]

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Five Minutes with the Word: Look Up

Five Minutes with the Word: Look Up

| March 27, 2012 | Comments (0)

Today’s Lenten meditation highlights an important lesson from the Israelites: “If anyone who has been bitten looks at it, he will recover.” (Numbers 21:8) How wonderful is God’s plan! Centuries before the actual event, God foreshadowed his plan to save his people through the lifting up of his Son on the cross. He was also [...]

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