Tag: Meditation

On Consecrated Life – A New Old Paradigm

I hope you will enjoy this post by Supertradmum. Those of you who read my three blogs, know that my life has been one of a prophetic movement towards God’s plan for the world. This started way back in 1973. I have too often deviated from my small role in the Church, but with a

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On Final Perseverance Two and a Saint

What wonderful stories the saints give us…like little gems During the Boxer Rebellion in China at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th centuries, Catholics were persecuted. In 1900, 86 Christians were martyred for their Faith. Many were of the same family, the family of St. Mark Ji Tianxiang, a

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On the Grace of Final Perseverance – Part 1

The Germans have a saying, Anfangen ist leicht, beharren eine Kunst. This translates, “To begin is easy, to persist is an art.” When speaking of the grace of final perseverance, I would add, “to persist is to have a particular grace.” There are at least seven different types of graces. I think someone on this

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Growing in Faith Through Detachment

Recently, someone I know intimately was told he had a terminal illness. He had been divorced for years and was somewhat estranged from his daughter. Sadly, he faced the realisation that his life would be much shorter than he had thought. My friend, Joshua, did something strange. He began to spend his money on things

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The Way of the Cross

Though harshly treated, he submitted and did not open his mouth; Like a lamb led to slaughter or a sheep silent before shearers, he did not open his mouth. (Isaiah 53:7) The most profound truth ever revealed to mankind is that Jesus Christ, the Nazarene, God and Savior died for our sins so that we

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Mediation on the Characters of the Passion of Christ

Mediation on the Characters of the Passion of Christ It can be argued that The Passion of Christ is the single most momentous event in human history. Christ so loved each of us that He was willing to suffer and die on the cross. Through Christ’s passion and death He redeemed the world and opened

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Finding Our Savior in the Quiet of Prayer

Rising very early before dawn, he left and went off to a deserted place, where he prayed. (Mark 1:35) Our relationship with Christ, like all relationships we value, must be sown and fertilized like the wheat in a field. Prayer is the water that brings depth and breath to our life in Christ and is

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