Category Archives: Prayer

the virtue of persistence

In today’s Gospel, Luke 11:5-13, we hear Jesus say: “And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Persistence…..the virtue of persistence! Jesus tells us that … Continue reading

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pay attention …

In today’s Gospel, we hear Jesus telling us clearly to “Pay attention to what I am telling you.” Jesus speaks to us in many ways such as in the events of our daily lives – e.g., interactions with family, friends, … Continue reading

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necessity of prayer

Jesus was a very busy man.  We know from the Gospels that He spent much of His time preaching, teaching and giving Himself to the crowds that followed Him.  And yet Jesus made time for prolonged periods of prayer – … Continue reading

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Thoughts on anxiety

How handle anxiety? I doubt if I am the only person who wakes up from an anxiety plagued sleep only to be plunged into more anxiety. Last night, I went to bed feeling anxious, and it has carried through to … Continue reading

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Give thanks …

Today, it is raining. I sit quietly in my room, reflecting on God’s graciousness to me. There are so many things that I am grateful for. I make a mental gratitude list. so – so – many things, small and … Continue reading

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