Tag Archives: God

Spiritual Minute: God’s Whisper

The presence of God is a whisper. He seldom speaks to us in a loud voice, and even when he does we are not likely to hear him on account of being spiritually blind and deaf. He speaks to us … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: The Absence of God…

We too often cling to an idea at the expense of other truths. We tend to dogmatize certain notions while we neglect corresponding realities. But God is pure being. Everything good is related to everything else. We can’t rest on … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: Why Do Saints Say They’re Wretched?

If you look to the saints you will see that they universally consider themselves to be wretched. They also universally persist in the understanding that hell is a real possibility, that people, even people who think they are good, can … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: Satan Thrives On Secrets

Satan thrives on secrets and secrets lead to lies, lies lead to distrust, distrust leads to broken relationships, broken relationships lead to fragmentation in the body of Christ, fragmentation in the Church leads to a decrease in the Church’s able … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: Are We Persecutors?

Christ has clearly taught that if we are true to him that we will experience persecution from those who are not true to him, or at least not entirely true to him. All the saints experienced such persecutions even from … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: Love Is Just And Justice Is Loving

We Christians too often identify the justice of God with the justice of damnation. The reality is that the penalty of damnation originates in the soul of a person who decides to rebel against God. The cause of damnation is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: What Would You Die For?

The blood of martyrs is the seed of Christians. Our Lord tells us that if we are like to him that we will suffer as he suffered. That doesn’t necessarily mean that we will die but we should be ready … Continue reading

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Love Alone: Christian Spiritual Reflection #2 (Ash Wednesday)

“We could ensure that these many pious offerings be more pleasing to God if we take time to originate them from the source, the wellspring of his love.” This post is a follow up on the very first post I … Continue reading

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Retiring? WWWHHHAAATTT!

My first reaction to the Pope’s renunciation was that of total shock. I was listening to Catholic Radio in my car on the Guadalupe Network (910AM) in Fort Worth, and a guest was on speaking about a University of Dallas Pilgrimage to … Continue reading

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Receive Total Power: Conquer Habitual Sin!

Below is a consecration prayer for decisively conquering habitual sin. I started this prayer many years ago, and it has been awesomely effective in my life in many ways. If you say this prayer in the state of grace every … Continue reading

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