Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 24

THE DEVIL’S DEVICES II of VI – DEEP BONDAGE – SPIRITUAL COMBAT, 28

Identifying where you are along this spectrum is important to know what needs to be done. The categories, again: deep bondage: a person who thinks not of living in holiness, stuck in sin. sloth: a person who would like to live in holiness, but without the energy to do anything about it. delusion: a person […]

March 16

“For God so loved the world…”

  Go to any big sporting event and you’re almost certain to see a sign that reads, “JOHN 3:16”: For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. This verse is extremely popular, and for good reason. […]

March 07

THE DEVIL’S DEVICES I of VI – INTRO – SPIRITUAL COMBAT, 27

God’s will is for your sanctification and salvation.  The devil’s plan is to thwart both of those realities.  These next six reflections will help you understand where you are in the midst of this and what to look out for. 1st task: find out where you are in the midst of this. 1. You don’t […]

March 05

A Word of Encouragement for the Overloaded Christian

St. Faustina, being a member of a religious order, typically had many opportunities to pray throughout the day, and many of these times of prayer led to profound encounters and conversations with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Once, though, she was allowed to visit her dying mother back at home and while there she was […]

March 03

Resolutions that Last

How are the Lenten resolutions going? I know I’ve failed already with a couple of mine. The good news is that Lent is a pretty long season and it’s never too late to commit to drawing closer to the Lord by way of those practices chosen at the beginning of the season. Each day, each […]