Tag Archives: Discipleship

Are You Brave Enough?

Are you brave enough to pray the Lord’s Prayer?  Do you think that is a strange question?  Most people do when they hear it, but it is a legitimate question.  In the Lord’s Prayer, we obligate ourselves to some pretty … Continue reading

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How a Rosary Returned Me to Prayer

People of faith are supposed to pray every day.  How many do?  I do not know, but I would wager a hefty bet that, of the number of people claiming to be people of faith, only a small percentage of … Continue reading

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Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 6

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 6 – What is that weird silk bracelet thingy on your wrist?  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and … Continue reading

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Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 5

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 5 – What is on your head?  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and said to me: Why are … Continue reading

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Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 4

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 4.  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and said to me: Why are you dressed like that? First, I … Continue reading

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The Atonement

The Atonement is about us being one with God.  In fact, a good way to understand the word is – At-One-Ment.  If the word atonement is all about being one with God why do so many people fight about what … Continue reading

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Fight the Good Fight

What is it that makes boxing films so appealing?  Sports films, in general, tend to do well at the box office, but boxing films tend to be real blockbusters.  The answer is rather simple.  We like boxing films because we … Continue reading

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Agua Potable – Agua Viva

People typically do not think much of water.  One of the great benefits of living in a western country is a seemingly endless supply of clean water to drink, bath in,

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Coffee is the Best Reward?

I was recently travelling and stayed in a hotel.  My typical routine in a hotel is to get up early, get a cup of coffee, and have my time of morning prayer.  On this, my most recent hotel stay, the … Continue reading

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I Want a Better Prayer Life

I want a better prayer life.  The first response to such a statement (at least among people of faith) is frequently, “Don’t we all.”  This desire for better prayer lives is

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