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Saturday, December 17: Redemption — Creating the Need It Satisfies

four.  that’s the number of relationship breakdowns i’ve experienced this year with people i trusted — two of them occurring in the last three months. i kept poring over God’s purpose in it all. if it is all about proving and reassuring,  He is all-knowing, so … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 15: Approved to God

three years ago, humbled yet overflowing with gratitude for the Lord’s saving power and grace,  i felt called to share my life story.   i was told by a couple of priests back in australia that i should write a book about my experience so others could hear about … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 10: The Offering of the Natural

i can only begin to offer spiritual commitments to the Lord when i have made up mind about my natural commitments.  the choice is simple:  either deny myself or deny Him because talking about Christ is meaningless if i don’t … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 1: The Law and the Gospel

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.”  – Matthew 7:21 – 23 i started this blog eight months ago for … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 23: The Distraction of Contempt

many things distract me from faith in God.  topping the list are pride and fear. last sunday, i came down to the sound of something frying on high fire and an empty kitchen.  on my way down i had seen … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 17: The Eternal Goal

let me get this straight. God’s plan is to prosper us and make us successful in everything we do according to His will.  now, we believe that the grace of the present moment is actually God’s will.   so His … Continue reading

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Sunday, November 6: Intimate Theology

month in and month out, we go through the motions of christianity — going to mass, praying the rosary, going to confession, attending a wedding, baptism, or burial  but few of us truly understand the essence and miss out on … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 3: A Bondservant of Jesus

let me start with a question.   “am i really a Christian, passionate about abiding in Christ and Christ in me?” let us not fool ourselves with the number of masses  and prayer meetings we attend in the week, or the rosaries we … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 2: Obedience or Independence?

“if my relationship to Him is that of love, i will do what He says without hesitation.  if I hesitate, it is because I love someone more…. namely, myself.”  — My Utmost For His Highest before anything else, let me get … Continue reading

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Monday, October 24: The Proper Perspective

salvation is something we can never achieve on our own.  it is all grace.   it is also impossible to live a victorious life on our own.  Christ is the author of it.  and, unless we cease thinking that we … Continue reading

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