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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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Wednesday, November 30: “By the Grace of God I Am What I Am”

God works in strange ways to help us.  i know that He doesn’t believe in rules.  He treats each one different from the rest and puts man above laws.  nothing and no one bounds Him. i also know that He … 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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Tuesday, November 22: Shallow and Profound

“shallowness is not an indication that there is no depth to your life at all— even the ocean has a shore.”  — My Utmost For His Highest long ago and for a long time, i had someone campaigning vigorously to … 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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Friday, October 28: Justification By Faith

“repent and be saved!”  how often do we hear that?  how many of us have turned away discouraged?  today’s reading, however,  gives encouraging messages and a welcome change from the strong repent admonitions.  “when I turn to God and by belief accept what God reveals, instantly … Continue reading

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Friday, October 21: Impulsiveness or Discipleship?

okay, i am done being spoiled and i am not going to be impulsive but am i right in demanding at least some kindness and affection? should i hang around till God knows when because right after i debated with … Continue reading

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Friday, September 16: Praying to God in Secret

“i seriously cannot understand how people who are so religious can be so vexatious at the same time!” my daughter had just recently posted this on her Facebook status. we know we are not doing well enough with our prayer life … Continue reading

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