This verse has been impressed on my heart as of late. Repeated over and over in the quiet of the cell of my soul. At its inner recesses I can hear Him calling. Quietly calling. He calls all of humanity. Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion
The Word of God is the most appropriate response to guide us in our troubled times. Violence and deceit are not the answers to our troubles. Our God is so good He knows exactly what we need. As a civil society we can disagree with our leaders while obeying laws. We can protest peacefully in
Pray without ceasing. (1 Thessalonians 5:17) The world around us is angry.The devil is devouring souls like a roaring lion. Pray, pray and pray again. This morning, after I spent time working my way through my normal morning routine, two thoughts struck me I would like to share. First, violence does not constitute free speech
New E-Book available on Amazon in February. Three deeply personal reflections for the Lenten season by James A. Toups https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FXXmpZzZRQM
Yet I live, no longer I, but Christ lives in me; insofar as I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God who has loved me and given himself up for me. (Galatians 2:20) As I walk through the dark of this night, Lord, Shine Your light of Hope.
"Do not try to please everybody. Please God, the angels and the saints. They are your public." – Saint John Vianney
I will be interviewed on #EWTN’s Morning Glory radio show tomorrow, January 10th at 7:15 am EST (6:15 am CST).
I actually like this better than the first one of Mr. Toups. In this volume, Mr. Toups has found a real Southern voice, which reminded me of the great Catholic writers of the South, such as the novelist Walker Percy. I think the emphasis on one, relatively small, but not for those involved, crisis, allows
Merry Christmas! Christ the Savior is born! For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find an infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger.” And suddenly there was a multitude of