Category Archives: Prayer

to be alone with the Father

Jesus was a much sought after itinerant preacher and miracle worker.  From the Gospels, we know that He spent long hours teaching, preaching and healing.  We are reminded; however, that He also spent long hours in prayer alone with His … Continue reading

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the Father’s injunction…

Today’s Gospel, Mark 9:2-13, finds Jesus leading Peter, James and John up a high mountain where they are witnesses to an incredible encounter.  “And He was transfigured before them, and His clothes became dazzling white … Then Elijah appeared to … Continue reading

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God bless America!

Donald Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States today. No matter what our political leanings or our personal feelings, we keep three things in the forefront: 1 – God is with us this day and every day.  “God … Continue reading

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Enter the New Year with a positive frame of mind!

Today’s Gospel, John 1:1-18, is one of the most powerful and most consoling of all John’s writings. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was in the beginning with … Continue reading

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the necessity of praying always

I don’t always feel like praying, but I make a point of spending time in prayer each day.  It’s not an option for me; it is a necessity.  I can’t survive without this daily contact with Jesus.  No matter how I … Continue reading

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