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Monthly Archives: January 2015

My family is my strength…

But Family must be rooted in Christ & his love…. “Maybe the soul is tired because all it needs is more time with the Lord. Maybe the heart is tired because it has been fed with all the wrong things. … Continue reading

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In need of a spiritual mentor?

The life & writings of st Francis de sales: St Francis taught that we can all attain a devout and spiritual life, whatever our position in society: holiness is not reserved for monks and hermits alone. He wrote that “religious … Continue reading

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You make known to me the path of life, O Lord…

On January 22 our nation will mark the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal throughout the U.S. Since that tragic decision, more than 56 million children’s lives have been lost to abortion, … Continue reading

Does the Lord really want me?

The Lord wants us – He looks at our heart – He speaks to our heart- He awaits our response…. Are you listening? Are you responding? Do you want God as much as He wants you? Here am I, Lord; … Continue reading

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Can’t pray? Try this…

 

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Partners with Christ…

The Holy Spirit says: Oh, that today you would hear his voice, “Harden not your hearts as at the rebellion in the day of testing in the desert, where your ancestors tested and tried me and saw my works for … Continue reading

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Baptism – Sharing in God’s life.

The Baptism of the Lord Sunday, January 11, 2015 – End of Christmas Season Let us do honor to Christ’s baptism and celebrate this feast in holiness. Be cleansed entirely and continue to be cleansed. Nothing gives such pleasure to … Continue reading

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2015: A New Year – A New Resolution

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be… But to … Continue reading

M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018