Tag: Healing

The Charcoal Fire

Peter must see again to the need to be washed, not just externally, but in the deepest place of wounds and weakness. He must walk with Jesus again, being again called to be made new. What was not possible alone is possible in Christ. Peter is called as living witness that even from our sins, God can make something new and even better.


Stretch for God

Intentional discipleship in the spiritual life begins by turning our attention towards God and stretching out to Him with open hands – ready to receive more of him, Joseph Hollcraft writes.


Broken Friendships

Friendships can be a source, not only of spiritual growth, but also of great enjoyment and satisfaction — and thus, the ending of a friendship on bad terms can be the cause of considerable pain and sorrow.


Letting Go of Grudges

We must put aside all resentment, bitterness, and grudges. These are obstacles to our spiritual freedom that prevent us from experiencing the power of the Lord in our lives.


Climbing the Mountain

Why should we continue to climb higher in the spiritual life? Father Michael Najim reflects on how following Jesus means ascending the mountain of the Lord.


The Doctrine of Jesus

Are we blinder these days than the man born blind? And, can Christ’s doctrine cure us? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from the classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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