Category Archives: Meditation

A Broken Vessel

Faith is so discouraging some days. Sometimes the feeling of being too broken to be fixed is overwhelming. Sometimes it feels as if my brokenness–my sinfulness–and my weaknesses cannot be overcome. I know this is false, but these feelings plague … Continue reading

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The Vice of Perpetual Motion

“The trouble is that there is a mesmeric fascination in keeping moving–there is nowhere so urgent as an airport. A fasination in moving, and growing fear of having to stop. It takes courage to stay with it: not to move … Continue reading

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Capturing Bleakness

Sometimes secular music seems to capture the bleakness of the human situation more profoundly then any Christian song does. I think this is the natural order of a fallen world. And as much as secular music may capture the world’s … Continue reading

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No Idle Love

“Where God is concerned, ‘love is never idle: it is in continuous movement.’” –Iain Matthew quoting St. John of the Cross in Impact of God: Soundings from St John of the Cross

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Missionary of Joy

“One filled with joy preaches without preaching.” –Mother Teresa I think that there is a certain joy that befits a true Christian. I would even say that it not only befits the true Christian–it is essential for him to possess. … Continue reading

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Seek His Face

  My heart says to thee, “Thy face, LORD, do I seek.” -Psalm 27:8 This is truly what my heart said the other morning. But what does it mean to seek the face of the Lord?  According to St. Jerome … Continue reading

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A Saint According to Your Heart

“Jesus, make me a saint according to Your own heart, meek and humble.” –Mother Teresa “I often think that the ideal of our perfection that we set up, and often go through torture to achieve, may not be God’s idea … Continue reading

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