St.Carlos Acutis That headline may seem quite provocative considering the Church asks us daily to become saints. But I'm telling you in this post not to become saints but to become another Christ. There are many of us in the Church who chase "titles". There's something troubling about a person who wants to be a … Continue reading Don’t Listen To People Who Tell You To Become A Saint
I once met a woman who spoke to me likes so: "You listen here young man, you are too young to know what you're talking about". I responded to her with love, "Yes, I hear what you're saying, now you listen to me old woman." She was immediately offended, and as you can imagine it … Continue reading Old Age Doesn’t Make You Wise And Knowledgeable
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
***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?
Image by Thanks for your Like • donations welcome from Pixabay A DARK FEW DAYS The last few days have been very dark for me. I go through specific periods where I become fed up of religion altogether. An incredible indifference towards the Church, priests, laity and prayer or going to Mass washes over me. … Continue reading I’m Becoming Tired Of Religion
My grandfather had a friend in World War II who was crossing a river in Japan. His friend was a great violinist, and my grandfather great at the harmonica. They would sing and play their instruments around the campfire, such as their joy for their music. One day, as they journeyed across a deep river in the jungle, a choice for his friend arose.
I've discovered something about nature that I don't really see others take notice of. Nature is itself an open book of wisdom left to us by God. Through the movement of the world, seasonal changes, there is a lesson the Lord leaves each one of us.