Tag: prayer

Everyday Retreat

Now, everybody dreams of going on a retreat. Having nothing to do but be with God.  Sounds awesome.  But who actually does it?  Who has the time?  When you do, don’t you just want to go on vacation?  Sometimes I used to dream of…

Notre Dame

I had a chance to go to Paris so I thought I’d bring you along on a Spiritual Expedition!  Below is my video of Notre-Dame.  It is huge!  It took over 170 years to make it, back then that was like ten generations.  You…

Falling in Love with God – Scent

Still working on your journey to “Falling in Love with God”?  For another idea to keep you going have you thought of scent?  Scent is directly connected with the amygdala, where we process emotions and the hippocampus, which is how we access memories.  If…

What is Love?

Love is not as Hollywood or romance novels would have you believe, some sudden, irresistible and instantaneous lust.  Lust is not love.  Nor is love the anything goes sexuality, that we have already discussed in the series “Praying by Moonlight”, see “Day 16”, so…

Halloween Introduction

October 31  “Don’t let your heart be troubled. Believe in God. Believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many homes. If it weren’t so, I would have told you. I am going to prepare a place for you. If I go and…

What if you knew you would die tomorrow?

Last year I had a medical freak out which turned out to be nothing.  But it got me to thinking.  What if I did die tomorrow – what would I be doing today?  We all know that we are not guaranteed a tomorrow, so…

Why do we have evil thoughts?

We know that they are wrong but somehow those evil thoughts just keep popping in our heads.  One, it’s partly how we were raised in our society where everything is okay and vices are encouraged.  People look at each other with lust and that,…

We Need Animal Sacrifice

To truly Love God we need some animal sacrifice!  I bet that got your attention.  No, we don’t need to sacrifice actual animals but the animal part of our own nature.  You see, as I have said before, God is Love.  And since God…

Pray for Knowledge

Not too long ago, I said that the world had changed and ‘ask and it shall be granted’ has a whole new meaning.  If you did not read that article go to “Another way Jesus changed the world”.  Read it first and come back. …

Finding True Peace

In this crazy, chaotic world finding true peace is so rare most don’t even know what that phrase means.  What is true peace?  Is it a feeling when you finally get a little quiet in your life?  When the cellphone, messages, emails, text –…

Praying by Moonlight – Conclusion

Yay!  You made it!  You have learned to start appreciating all of God’s Creation.  You have learned to appreciate the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.  You have learned to appreciate the gifts of God and not allow them to turn into sin.  You have…

Waning Crescent – Day 28

The moon is almost gone, tomorrow it will not be seen.  On this last night of this month of gratitude there is only last thing we need to be grateful for… ourselves.  In the acceptance of our death, now in the last light of…