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Purification of the Mind

Father Geiermann discusses how God purifies the minds of His faithful servants: “The intellectual faculties are the mind and will. Truth is the object of the former, goodness of the latter. 399 more words


Remote and Spiritual Communion

Thank you to our Methodist sisters and brothers on conference in Southport for debating the possibility of Holy Communion online. To put it in their more formal terms, the Conference will “Reflect on the issues regarding the suggested practice of celebrating Holy Communion with dispersed communities via live, interactive media such as the internet or videoconferencing.” The concluding main point of the background paper puts a rather wet blanket over the idea “It is not possible theologically to recognise ‘remote communion’ as being truly the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper as this has been received in the Methodist Church.” 320 more words


Prayer and practicality

I’ve always been a great fan of the Carmelite spirituality. Long before I discovered that there is such a thing called “Carmelite”, unknowingly I’ve been practicing their so-called “mental prayer”, so I was told. 116 more words


Gay Marriage--Is it legit? What's Wrong With Same Sex Unions?

I am a little fearful of treading into this area.  It’s very easy to be misunderstood.  I am not a hate monger.  I am not a “Christian” who hates those of another sexual orientation.   616 more words



“As for the son of the slave woman, I will make a great nation of him also, since he too is your offspring.” —Genesis 21:13… 319 more words