Damien Rice has been a central musical figure in my life since around 2005. His song,”The Blower’s Daughter” haunted me for quite some time after seeing the movie Closer with Natalie Portman. The song gripped me, as few have, and I ran out to buy the album “O” soon thereafter. Yes, he was cool because… Continue reading Lord, Can you hear me?
“Then Nathan said to David: You are the man.” 2 Samuel 12:7 (NAB Revised Edition) “I’ve lost the use of my heart But I’m still alive Still looking for the light And the endless pool on the other side It’s the wild wild west I’m doing my best I’m at the borderline of my faith… Continue reading I’m sorry
One idea sparks another. Your writing and God inspired stories touch my soul. They provide wisdom and truth and open up doors. The likes and comments are human features, it’s the words and conversation that stirs my soul. I oftentimes find myself writing about God’s gifts and calling. It has been a sort of obsession… Continue reading Yes, you are here for a reason, but it’s not what you think: Why am I here?
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Living Catholic artist, Ladislav Záborský was sentenced in Slovakia for treason to seven years imprisonment in 1954 but was released on Christmas Eve 1957. His crime? He painted Christ as a worker in 1949. His other religious art was labelled corrupt.While imprisoned, Ladislav felt as if his hands were nailed…
“Start tearing the old man down Run past the heather and down to the old road Start turning the grain into the ground Roll a new leaf over” Omaha- Counting Crows Forgiveness is not optional. It is not conditional or with parameters. It is not just because we have to, it is because we want… Continue reading Don’t call yourself a Christian if you can’t yourself forgive
If my choices are between eating food or books for dinner, the latter has always won. I find reviewing books a part of God’s calling on my own life, helping people steer an often times confusing ship. I am not one for fluff, or the easy road or using big words because they make you… Continue reading God’s calling, discernment and a book that actually helps! Say Yes to Father Albert’s “Saying Yes”
I tasted food, for the first time in two days. I didn’t just eat it, go through the motions of chewing, eat just so that I could sustain my life. I tasted every morsel, every flavor. And I didn’t just order any old plain, whole wheat, healthy nuts and sprouts food. No. If I was… Continue reading Fasting or Feasting, It’s time for the banquet
(Listen while you read) I am an outcast. I am not like anyone else. I am not accepted in so many places. I am different and misunderstood and at times challenged. I have gone against the grain, I have traveled, I have journeyed, I have cried. I have lost the person I loved the most.… Continue reading I don’t care how you get here, just get here if you can
Son, Sometimes, the world is so cruel. I want to protect you from any harm that could ever come your way. When you hurt, I hurt. I know I can’t protect you from every bad thing that comes your way, for the wrong people do, for the meanness you encounter from being different. But there… Continue reading Tomorrow will be better than today
Amos 2:3, “I will cut off the ruler from its midst, and all the princes I will slay with him, says the Lord.” Are you listening to too many motivational speakers? Faith seminars? Are you busy running around listening to everyone else but God? For weeks God gave me this verse in Amos. I sat… Continue reading What is God’s will for your life?