Action and Contemplation

Action and Contemplation  For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God – not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared … Continue reading Action and Contemplation

A Contemplative Life

A Contemplative Life  For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel: In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.  Isaiah 30:15 What exactly is a contemplative life? How is it different from a regular life? Most of our lives are too busy to … Continue reading A Contemplative Life

Pray Then in This Way, Part 1

Pray Then in This Way, Part 1  Pray then in this way: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do … Continue reading Pray Then in This Way, Part 1

How Did I Miss That? Part 2: Alone Time is Important

How Did I Miss That? Part 2: Alone Time is Important And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, so that they may be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward. But whenever … Continue reading How Did I Miss That? Part 2: Alone Time is Important

How Did I Miss That? Part 1: Faith Heals

How Did I Miss That? Part 1: Faith Heals Then suddenly a woman who had been suffering from hemorrhages for twelve years came up behind him and touched the fringe of his cloak., for she said to herself, “If I only touch his cloak, I will be made well.” Jesus turned, and seeing her he … Continue reading How Did I Miss That? Part 1: Faith Heals