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Through the Bible in Just Over a Year – 2 Samuel

1 Samuel ends with the death of King Saul, who has lost the plot spiritually: 2 Samuel begins with David, his successor, lamenting over his death before taking the throne, first in Hebron, anointed to rule over the tribe of Judah, and then eventually in the newly-captured city of Jerusalem to reign over the whole nation. 505 more words

Through The Bible

And Jesus Wept

It may seem a paradox to call tears the seal of strength and yet when we carefully study the Scriptures we perceive that they have invariably proved one of the most powerful means of obtaining favors and graces from Almighty God. 652 more words

Traditional Catholic

An Advent Resolution: Get a grip!

Devotional Thought of the Day:

12 So take a new grip with your tired hands and strengthen your weak knees. 13 Mark out a straight path for your feet so that those who are weak and lame will not fall but become strong. 895 more words


The Albatross

The albatross around my neck

Weighs me down, ignores my plea

To lighten my load, drop the burden of guilt

Cursing my spirit from soaring free… 139 more words


Cosseting and Gusseting

Today’s self dialogue from under a comfy duvet :

(medium voice) Okay, you lazy bum, up and at ’em.

(high voice) But I am a poor old woman, a bit under the weather. 134 more words

The Walk Of Penitence

I am hoping that you could read this. I did not do this for you to pity me. I did this because I want you to know how sorry I am for what I have done. 297 more words

No DIY (for salvation)

You can’t “do it yourself” when it  comes to earning Heaven. Only what Jesus did suffices to earn your entrance. He lived perfectly according to the law. 88 more words