Category Archives: following Jesus

A spiritual purge

Josiah also got rid of the mediums and psychics, the household gods, the idols, and every other kind of detestable practice, both in Jerusalem and throughout the land of Judah. He did this in obedience to the laws written in the … Continue reading

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Chasing a Lion

20 There was also Benaiah son of Jehoiada, a valiant warrior from Kabzeel. He did many heroic deeds, which included killing two champions of Moab. Another time, on a snowy day, he chased a lion down into a pit and killed … Continue reading

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Coal, Breakfast with Jesus, and Beauty in Failure

Because it was cold, the household servants and the guards had made a charcoal fire. They stood around it, warming themselves, and Peter stood with them, warming himself. – John 18:18 When they got there, they found breakfast waiting for … Continue reading

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Washing Feet

So he got up from the table, took off his robe, wrapped a towel around his waist, and poured water into a basin. Then he began to wash the disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel he had around him. John … Continue reading

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My Goal for Today

“I am filled with joy at his success. He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less.” – John the Baptist (John 3:29 & 30) In a world full of meeting quotas, career advancement, and intense … Continue reading

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It’s More Than a Catchy Slogan

“Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness the choice you make. Oh, that you would choose life, so that you and your descendants … Continue reading

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An Empty Tomb

When Simon Peter got there, he went into the tomb and saw the strips of cloth. He also saw the piece of cloth that had been used to cover Jesus’ face. It was rolled up and in a place by itself. The … Continue reading

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Darkest of Days

 In the place where Jesus had been nailed to a cross, there was a garden with a tomb that had never been used. The tomb was nearby, and since it was the time to prepare for the Sabbath, they were in … Continue reading

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Praying with St. Patrick

I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through the belief in the threeness, Through the confession of the oneness Of the Creator of Creation. I arise today Through the strength of Christ’s birth with his … Continue reading

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Why Some Might Let Others Do Their Jobs as Ministers…?

Exodus 20:18 & 19  The people trembled with fear when they heard the thunder and the trumpet and saw the lightning and the smoke coming from the mountain. They stood a long way off and said to Moses, “If you speak to … Continue reading

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