Image by reenablack from Pixabay I lay in bed yesterday afternoon in the dark with the curtains drawn. I was suffering with one of the worst migraines I've had in a long time. In fact, until this year came around I've never suffered from migraines in the 36 years of my miserable existence. It was … Continue reading Is Praying For Oneself A Selfish Act?
Pictured above is a man well known and remembered by the people from my town of Dundalk. He was a homeless man from Australia. Nobody knows exactly what attracted him to the town of Dundalk where he had no ancestral or familial ties to. There is much to say about him and his eccentric character … Continue reading How The Will Of God Differs To Our Own Will
Lately I've been suffering with very bad IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome). It has for years, been that thorn in my side. There are many physical weaknesses and first world problems I have and IBS would be top of the list. Last night was particularly bad and just as I lit my candles and made the … Continue reading Never Admit Defeat
Prayer is like Vitamin D, it's effective right away, but it has to build up in our system if we want to truly experience its powerful influence in our lives. There is the Vitamin D that keeps us physically healthy and lots of us are running to the Doctor concerned with our physical well being. … Continue reading Prayer And Vitamin D
A still from the Popular Exorcist movie filmed in 1973 Exorcists have been on the decline lately, and the Church is lamenting the growing shortage of priests available to train for it. It is and will always remain to be a very important part of the Churches ministry. Exorcism has its benefits on lay people … Continue reading Focusing On Exorcisms Not Good For Mental And Spiritual Health
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 emersonmello from Pixabay Anima Christi Soul of Christ, sanctify me; Body of Christ, save me; Blood of Christ, inebriate me; Water from the side of Christ, wash me; Passion of Christ, strengthen me; O good Jesus, hear me; within Thy wounds, hide me; let me never be separated from Thee; from the evil … Continue reading 3 Prayers Of Exorcism For The Laity
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
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Throughout the scriptures we see a very common theme. From Genesis onward, Israel forgets the Lord. They forget really big miracles the Lord worked for them, miracles supposed to satisfy the demands of the modern atheist. These are the people whom the Lord fed manna from heaven, who saw the … Continue reading Forgetfulness Of God A Bigger Virus Than Covid19
Image by dima_goroziya from Pixabay Finding God Within The Kingdom of God is within us all. The journey to the heart where God dwells has no shortcuts, and either we begin the journey or remain seated in ignorance. Without some spiritual direction from someone who has traversed the distance to get there, we will inevitably … Continue reading Why Are My Prayers Going Unanswered? Why O Lord, Do You Remain Silent To My Petition?