https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnrK3zxsKdA Many of us tend to assimilate silence and peace with being alone in the countryside. Yeah, these conditions can really give us stimulation not only of relaxation of the body but lead the soul towards thoughts about God and the contemplation of our existence. There's no doubt that the auditory silence we experience provides … Continue reading The Difference Between External And Interior Silence
Image by RAEng_Publications from Pixabay The Lord has healed many people of many different ailments over the centuries. From those who are paralyzed, blind and the deaf to others with cancer and tumors. Even my own brother got healed in Lourdes back in the 70s of being a coeliac. The doctors were amazed that this … Continue reading Have You Ever Noticed God Never Heals An Amputee?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Some people approach prayer like it's a scientific formula that should work upon request like an old dog who has learned new tricks. I had one woman tell me, "That priest you recommended come to my house, he came, blessed it, but you know things are still going bad … Continue reading Prayer Is Not Some Scientific Formula
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay I think anyone who manages to get through one of my blog posts deserves to get a prize. Imagine having to sit for 10 minutes to read my rather uncreative and dreary articles? Today, I have someone who wishes to give a free gift for every reader that manages … Continue reading Read This Entire Post To Receive A Prize
Image by Alexandr Ivanov from Pixabay If God exists, why doesn't he just end the curiosity everyone has regarding this and show himself? I mean come on!!! It could put an end to all this suffering, right? For centuries man has wanted to take a peek behind the curtain to view the mastermind, the Wizard … Continue reading Why Does God Not Show Himself To The World?
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay It's been on my mind lately about how nobody notices when there's a pandemic and that God is speaking to us. I then open the scriptures and read this from the book of Job:33:34, "God speaks first in one way, and then in another, but not one notices. "We often … Continue reading Reasons We Don’t Notice God Speaking To Us
THE BAKER AND THE BUTLER Anyone familiar with the Story of Joseph in the old testament, will understand right away the story of the Baker and the Butler. Joseph has been sold into slavery by his brothers, ends up serving Pharaoh in his court, when suddenly he is thrown into prison. He refused the advances … Continue reading When Someone Lets You Down Be Like Joseph And Trust In The Lord
***Warning*** The following is a work of artistic endeavour, and private meditation by me only. It is not an actual conversation between one person and God and not supernatural. It is being used in the form of a parable/story to illustrate a lesson or point. Love Me - A Story By Stephen Mc Elligott about … Continue reading What Does God Want From Us?
http://www.stephenbernard.org I took this on my Polaroid instant film camera this morning. Minus the black frame one could be mistaken that it was taken over a 100 years ago. There is this tendency by our modern culture to assume that we are really trendy and have progressed. Looking at photographs like this reminds me of how … Continue reading Photo That Looks 100 Years Old Was Taken This Morning
Image by TeroVesalainen from Pixabay It is a mantra chanted by the secular populace since Adam and Eve first covered their nakedness; it never ceases to be repeated ad nauseum. "We are reasonable people, give to charity, and display the right amount of manners in public. There are so many reasons in light of being good people who … Continue reading Why We Don’t Need Religion To Be Good People