Why God Allows The Storms Of Life To Make An Appearance

Image by Comfreak from Pixabay In the sixth chapter of the Gospel of John:6:16-21 the apostles encounter Jesus not being with them, a storm arising in the boat, Jesus walking on water towards them and suddenly bringing them to dry land in an instant. There's an incredible amount to dissect here, but I only really … Continue reading Why God Allows The Storms Of Life To Make An Appearance

Spiritual Beginners Who Pray For Pleasure

Image by Pexels from Pixabay Spiritual beginners (of which I am the first) often approach prayer for the joy they receive from the act itself. The auditory silence, the visual of the chapel/location they pick not to mention the types of prayers many of which are ordered for the gratification of the self. If we … Continue reading Spiritual Beginners Who Pray For Pleasure

The Difference Between External And Interior Silence

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

Mindfulness ( But Who Are You Being Mindful Of?)

Image by Bhikku Amitha from Pixabay Mindfulness is very popular right now and for obvious reasons. Human beings are looking for peace in their lives. I think mindfulness helps the body become calm, but it does not progress or advance the soul to union with God. When engaged in the practice of Mindfulness who are … Continue reading Mindfulness ( But Who Are You Being Mindful Of?)

Do Breathing Exercises Enhance Our Prayer Lives and Bring Peace?

When I was a young 11-13-year-old starting out in high school the local Catholic priest would visit us. The school had its oratory (it's a Catholic school) where the priest would take us for prayer. He was a young man and you could tell he was of middle-class countryside descent (most Irish Catholic priests are) … Continue reading Do Breathing Exercises Enhance Our Prayer Lives and Bring Peace?

Don’t Hold High Expectations Of Other People And You Won’t Be Disappointed

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Are you disappointed about how another person you know treats you? Are you angry, anxious or crying right now because someone behaved badly towards you? Then you need to read this. The reason we are disappointed about another persons actions is because we make high expectations of them. If we … Continue reading Don’t Hold High Expectations Of Other People And You Won’t Be Disappointed