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The Struggle Bus

Recently, life has been a struggle. I have slowly been falling behind on homework, I feel like life is going way too fast, and my discipline in my faith has disappeared pretty much completely. 339 more words


The Firefly Test

I’ve been getting sick of the politicization of Christianity — the tendency to equate Christianity with American conservatism.


Because I don’t see how the two mix. 217 more words


She Is Unchanged And Unchangeable

Christopher Wordsworth, D.D.:

“Let none imagine that Rome is changed: that, although she was once proud and cruel, she is now humble and gentle; and that we have nothing to fear from her. 146 more words

Romeward Ecumenism

Maria, a gentle iconoclast reblogged this on Pilgrim’s Progress revisited - a former Catholic on the narrow way and commented:

"And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32

"A Soul Growing Flowers Even in Darkness"

Last week I was talking to God about  some things, while doing my housework.  The conversation went like this.


God, I do not know if I do or do not trust you enough.  501 more words


On Religion.... Where'd it go?

It’s Sunday morning in Alcala de Henares. It’s one of the oldest towns in Madrid, Spain. The buildings are true to their historic fashion. The town center is enclosed in ten foot brick walls and each day the church bells can be heard chiming throughout. 783 more words


The Throne of God's Mercy

When we are to undertake anything for the service of God, after invoking His holy light, and discovering His will, though we should employ the human means which we consider necessary and suitable in carrying out the orders of Divine Providence, yet we should not depend on them, but on the Divine assistance alone, and from it expect success, with the firm persuasion that whatever happens will be best for us, whether it appears good or bad, according to our individual judgment. 138 more words


Adattf, Part 4

And he also went on, of course, in Philippians 2:12 to say, “Work out your salvation in fear and trembling.” Well, you don’t have to work out your salvation at all if you’re already saved. 

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