Prayer: Is It Really God?

Fr. Joel God & Faith

You’ve started to pray. You talk to God and listen to Him. When you do, thoughts and images come to mind. And you start to wonder: How do I know this is really God speaking to me? We know that God is active in our lives and in the world, but there is another spirt, who scripture calls a liar and the …

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Prayer: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Fr. Joel God & Faith

Meditation engages thought, imagination, emotion, and desire. This mobilization of faculties is necessary in order to deepen our convictions of faith, prompt the conversion of our heart, and strengthen our will to follow Christ. Christian prayer tries above all to meditate on the mysteries of Christ, as in lectio divina or the rosary. This form of prayerful reflection is of …

Prayer: Let God Share Your Burdens

Fr. Joel God & Faith

You are on the phone with somebody. You tried your hardest to make it a cordial conversation but they said some very hurtful things and then hung up the phone. You sit there stunned, hurt, and angry. You want to call them back and “give them a piece of your mind”, call a friend and whine about how you were …

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Prayer: The Word of God is Living and Effective

Fr. Joel God & Faith

Being a Disciple means allowing yourself to be transformed by the daily encounter with Jesus Christ. Jesus is alive and He walks with us every day of our lives. If we aren’t in the habit of looking, we can often miss the presence of Jesus and the ways He tries to encounter us. Prayer is an important way of encountering …

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Prayer: Time Well Spent

Fr. Joel God & Faith

“You’ve just won money for life!”, says the sweepstakes envelope. The prize is $1440 every day for the rest of your life. It comes with a debit card linked to an account that will fill up just after midnight each day. No matter how much or little is left at the end of the day, just after midnight the account resets …