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An Attitude of Gratitude

December 01, 2019 -

Lord, help me to have an “Attitude of Gratitude.”

Let’s all say that together. “Lord, help me to have an “Attitude of Gratitude.””

“I’m thankful for my cancer.” That’s what one woman said this past Tuesday, at the end of our beautiful Thanksgiving service at our Church – the Akathist “Glory to God for all things.” I asked everyone to tell me one thing they are grateful for, and this woman, who was so afraid when she found out she had cancer a year ago, got up and said, “I’m thankful for my cancer because it has made me appreciate everything in life, even the smallest things I would always take for granted.

 

Noticing the Poor All Around Us

November 03, 2019 -
"The greatness of this poor woman was not only that she shared the little food that we gave her, but that she NOTICED her neighbor in need and wanted to help!”

 

Hear the Word of God and Bear Fruit

October 13, 2019 -
Good news that offers love and joy. Good news that fills us with strength and hope. Good news that overcomes all darkness and even death itself. Good news that ushers in the kingdom and reign of God. Good news that renews our lives.

 

Compassion - The Sign of a Follower of Jesus Christ

October 06, 2019 -
What is a clear sign of someone who is a disciple of Jesus Christ? What virtues should stand out abundantly clear for a follower of the Lord, and what should distinguish the vision and mission of Christ’s Church?

 

Our Greatest and Most Challenging Call - To Love Our Enemies

September 29, 2019 -
Love your enemies; Do good to those who hate you; Bless those who curse you; Pray for those who abuse you; If anyone strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also; Give to everyone who begs from you. Wow! What an incredibly hard, and even seemingly impossible mission Christ gives to each one of us.

 

Our God of Surprises

September 22, 2019 -
Surprises!!! How many of us like surprises?!? Of course, it probably depends on whether it’s a good surprise or a bad surprise! Yet, surprises can be exciting.

 

Do We Want Christ To Live In Us?

September 15, 2019 -
How many of us truly want Jesus Christ to live in us, to know that God is always with us, dwelling in us? Shouldn’t that be the goal of our Christian lives?

 

God of Love and God of Hope

September 08, 2019 -
LOVE and HOPE are two of the greatest virtues of our Christian faith.

 

Respecting God's Creation

September 01, 2019 -
How many people have ever been somewhere out in nature and felt the presence of God? Maybe it was through watching an incredible sunrise or sunset. Maybe it was looking upon a majestic mountain or lake.

 

Divine Faith that Moves Mountains

August 25, 2019 -
Mount Everest, I want you to know that we are going to conquer you, for you can’t grow any bigger, but we can!

 

Keeping Our Eyes on Christ

August 18, 2019 -
What happens when an eagle, flying in the sky, meets a storm? Well, the eagle does not try to fly away from the storm. Instead, as the storm sweeps in, the eagle sets his wings at the proper angle so that the winds will lift him above the storm.

 

Making the Impossible Possible

August 11, 2019 -
“We often sin when we allow our spiritual lives to be guided by what we consider normal, by calculating our lives by worldly forces, forgetting that the Christian path is controlled by supernatural, and therefore inexhaustible forces.”

 

Building Up Our Neighbor

August 04, 2019 -
We woke up this morning to the horrific news that there was once again shocking mass shootings in the past 24 hours in our country

 

Your Sins Are Forgiven You

July 28, 2019 -
How many people have a past sin that still haunts them? How about some hidden secret that you want no one to know about? Is there anything from your past that you are not proud of, or which lays heavy on your heart?

 

Building Relationships of Love in Mexico

July 26, 2019 -
Going to Mexico to build a house was an experience I will absolutely never forget! It allowed me to experience everything the Bible teaches us

 

Casting Out the Demons in our Lives

July 21, 2019 -
How many of us believe in demons? In demonic possession? In the dark side that can attack and control a person?

 

Let Your Light Shine Before Others

July 14, 2019 -
“The criminal in your community may be less guilty for his crime than you, his Christian neighbor,” the great Russian writer Dostoievski wrote in his book The Brothers Karamazov.

 

Lay Aside All Worries and Cares

July 07, 2019 -
Why worry about anything? Instead, seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all your worries will be taken care of by Your Father in Heaven!

 

Fools for Christ

June 30, 2019 -
Who wants to be considered a fool? Anyone? Foolishness is not a virtue that we admire, or strive to attain, and yet, today as we celebrate the Holy Apostles, the first followers of Jesus Christ, and a day after we honored the Apostles Peter and Paul, the foremost leaders of the Apostles, we hear in St. Paul’s Epistle about the “foolishness” of the first Christians.

 

Called to Be Saints

June 23, 2019 -
Sainthood is not reserved for only a few people!  Sainthood should be the normal growth of every Christian’s life in our journey toward the Holy Trinity. The good news is that God expects us all to become living saints, and He has created each of us in His image and likeness, giving us the potential to reach this goal!

 

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