Sometimes God has a special call on our lives. It means that we just have to stop following the crowd that’s following Jesus and get into our own space with Him. It may well be that the Bible study group or church service is no longer nourishing you spiritually.
Let us, this Christmas season, rejoice in the hope that is found in our God, who works through nature and through science. The dawn of a breakthrough of the anti-corona virus vaccine coincides with the celebration of the birth of the Source of our hope.
I really believe that our life here on earth is a journey of constant learning. We evolve to our highest level of spiritual awareness and understanding when we commit to understand God’s truth for us and for all humankind.
Almighty God, from the dust of the earth You have created us. May these ashes be for us a sign of our mortality and our penitence And a reminder that only by Your gracious gift Are we given eternal life Through Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen Accomplish in us O God, The work ofContinue reading “A Prayer for Ash Wednesday”
The Lord is my Shepherd I establish the teachings of Jesus Christ as the guiding principles in my daily life. There is a lot of material and resources on spirituality, self-help, professional and personal success. This is all good. By declaring that the Lord is my shepherd, whatever I take from this material shouldContinue reading “Meditation on the 23rd Psalm”
Our Father Every human being is created by God. God is the common bond of all humanity. We are members of the human family. We are all loved by God. Are we aware that God loves the beggar, the criminal, the disabled, the social outcasts as much as He loves us? How do we honourContinue reading “Meditation on the Lord’s prayer”
Throughout my life anxiety has always been a friend and a foe. As a friend, anxiety has, in the past, motivated me to get things done now, sooner, rather than later. Anxiety has also been my worst enemy, preventing me from thinking straight, causing me to not do as well I could and should. I haveContinue reading “Walk in faith. Live in abundance.”
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. So said St. Francis of Assisi True to this guiding principle, three Franciscan Sisters endured a long trans-Atlantic voyage from Glasgow, Scotland to serve in Jamaica. This was in 1857, barely 20 years after the emancipation and abolition ofContinue reading “A Tribute to the Franciscan Sisters in Jamaica”
Jesus’ ministry was marked by His preaching to pious, religious, Jewish people, who, by Biblical accounts, held many prejudiced beliefs about Gentiles. In St. Mark’s gospel, the story is told of how Jesus honoured the faith of a Syrophonecian woman as she begged Him to cast a demon out of her daughter. “First let theContinue reading “Bold Faith: Piety, personal agenda or God’s will?”