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A Message for Good Friday

Colossians 1:24  “I make up in my body what was lacking to the sufferings of  Christ for the sake of His body…the Church” Such were the words of St. Paul over two thousand years ago.  Did you ever wonder if … Continue reading

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The Sign of Jonas58 by Thomas Merton

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Suffering as Prayer

One must not think that a person who is suffering is not praying. He is offering up his sufferings to God, and many a time he is praying much more truly than one who goes away by himself and meditates … Continue reading

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Holding On To Christ

I keep looking for ways to try to heal and move forward living with my disability, Proteus Syndrome. It still remains difficult for me to accept this disability and embrace it. This is my Cross€. I have always tried my … Continue reading

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The Quality of Eternal Bliss

We have probably all heard of the word, BLISS, in connection with some marvelous spiritual attainment which somehow transcends our natural state of awareness, bringing us into the realms of the great beyond.  Although I have no doubt that such … Continue reading

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The WEEDS In Our Garden

Todays e-Course Lesson asks us about the Weeds that have insinuated themselves into our Spiritual Gardens where Christ alone is meant to dwell with us.  The most threatening of these weeds for those challenged by illness and pain is the Belief … Continue reading

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Hermit in the Snow

by: Charles Hermits of St.Giles I had an appointment today with the dentist to have two teeth pulled both abscessed, happy to see them go. My neighbor was to take me but canceled on account of the weather. So I … Continue reading

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Disability & Spiritual Warfare

“Taking control” of our lives is often associated with freedom and independence. However, when one finds himself in the grip of disability and illness, control is the first gift that is sacrificed. Control is relinquished with great suffering at the … Continue reading

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