This morning I had the opportunity to explore a very familiar text with a group of friends as we came together to worship the Lord and pray for one another. The text was not only a familiar text, it is, for most readers, one of those “boring, skip-over texts”. But we took a second look … More Re-examining Familiar Texts: Protect the Other
Thursday is for Thinking . . . he had prayed the entire rosary straight through! What should I say? He is powerfully motivated to pray. He spent considerable time in praying. He feels a sense of growth and progress in his spiritual development. Should I take him aside and tell him that Mary is the … More Cookie-Cutter Discipleship is a Waste of Time
Sunday Musings “And Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” —Luke 2:19 Questions: Is there a simpler and more effective way to grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ than treasuring the word of God and pondering it everyday? Wouldn’t today be a good time to start?
Monday is for Discussion “My soul magnifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.” (Luke 1:46-47) Question: What does life look like when a soul is magnifying the Lord?
Sunday Musings Protestants don’t venerate or pray to Mary. But sometimes, they dismiss Mary’s example and fail to see in her a great woman of faith. Christmas time is a good time to reevaluate our whole approach to the mother of Christ. Perhaps this brief article will help move us all in the right direction. … More Why the Mother of Jesus is a Model for All of Us