Category: Saying Yes to God
Song to a Lost Sheep
Let Me help you fall in love with Me.
Choosing to be chosen
Our priest’s recent homily touched on being chosen by God. Each of us is. Not all of us know it. Many have never heard His call. Some hear it, but turn away. For some, recognition happens all at once. For others, God’s call is revealed more slowly and in stages.
Therefore, I’m Joyful
Last Sunday was the 3rd Sunday of Advent. It is known as Gaudete Sunday, or Joy Sunday, a day of rejoicing in the Lord’s coming. In his “A Spirituality of Homecoming” Henri Nouwen says, “How do we live out the joy Christ offers us? Celebration!” He goes on to say that, “But beyond these ……
It’s simple. Just say ‘yes’ to God
Thank you, Lord, for guiding me (at last!) to the answer I’ve been searching for now for so many years. For decades (all those years before children and husband), I’ve wondered why I jumped from relationship to relationship. I would start out delighting in showering someone with all my energy and affections, only to tire…
Obedience: Ordinary things are made holy and great when we desire His will
It’s early morning again. I’m reading Merton’s journal for April 1 where he discusses obedience. I found myself savoring one particular sentence where he wrote, But in so far as we desire, with Christ, that the Father’s will may be done in us, as it is in heaven and in Christ, then even the smallest…
Taking Spiritual Responsibility
Taking Spiritual Responsibility | Word On Fire. I pray for each of us that we, at some fundamental level, say ‘yes’ and then ‘yes’ again and again to God’s call — sometimes stumbling, sometimes weary, but sometimes … in those most beautiful of times — on fire with love for Him.