Category Archives: Be Not Afraid

Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Standing on the starting line

Maybe it’s just me. Maybe I’m the only one who stands on the edge of a cliff and thinks, “No way.” Granted, sometimes the cliff is very high, and sometimes it is only a couple feet down, but more often … Continue reading

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Coming soon

How do we deal with an uncertain future? Continue reading

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Music Monday: Calling All Angels

We are surrounded by angels. Some we can see, some we can only detect by a brush of a wing, and some come to us completely undetected. It’s hard to see them sometimes, when our world doesn’t look quite the … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

  “Jesus does not call Thomas ‘The Doubter,’ in the same way that he does not call Peter ‘The Denier,’ or Andrew ‘The Deserter.’ The devil calls us by our sin. God calls us by our name and gives us … Continue reading

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Gifts vs. Calling

  “Your gift will open doors for you, but your calling will help you open doors for others.” Rev. Tejado Hanchell We are given so many gifts. It can take us a while to discover what they are, and even … Continue reading

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Let’s talk

“The Gospel lives in conversation with the culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent.” – Saint John Paul the Great We naturally gravitate towards people who think like we do, agree with … Continue reading

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Check your ingredients

Have you ever had a cake that looks incredible but tastes horrible? All the effort was put into the decorating, but the recipe just falls flat? As our priest talked to our high school seniors this weekend, he likened their plans … Continue reading

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On a lighter note….

I read this friend’s story today, and just had to share it. This definitely did not go the direction I thought it would. Love it! Waiting on N. to finish piano lessons and discussing O.’s upcoming 1st Communion, the 3 of us … Continue reading

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Show me a sign

After Thomas demands to see Jesus’ wounds in order to believe, the next sentence starts a week later as the disciples were gathered together. When the doors were still locked. So, all these people who saw Jesus, had Him breathe … Continue reading

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