The living Spirit

A dementia prayer Premium

22 June 2017
Shepherd of my path, so I have dementia. Give me grace to accept this as part of the pattern of my life

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14 June 2017
Lord, according to Your promise that the Gospel should be preached throughout the whole world, raise up men fit for such work. The Apostles were but soft and yielding clay till they were baked hard by the fire of the Holy Ghost.

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07 June 2017
You need to know how not to worry, and to trust God. Most of us have worries, most of us go through periods of darkness, uncertainty, doubt. That is part of living. There was a time when I used to try to get rid of the anxieties and doubts, a time when I used to look for certainty.

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01 June 2017 | by Henri J.M. Nouwen, Amy Andrews, Rosemary Luling Haughton
Without Pentecost the Christ-event – the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus – remains imprisoned in history as something to remember, think about, and reflect on. The Spirit of Jesus comes to dwell within us, so that we can become living Christs here and now. Pentecost lifts the whole mystery of salvation out of its particularities and makes it into something universal, embracing all peoples, all countries, all seasons, and all eras.

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25 May 2017
What marvelous strength love has! The most powerful word that has ever been said, God’s creative word, is “Be.” But the most powerful word any human being has ever said is, “I abide.” Reconciled to himself and to his conscience, the one who loves goes without defense into the most dangerous battle.

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18 May 2017
The saint is the person who has discovered her deepest desire. They then “do their own thing”, which is also God’s thing. Their will and God’s will are in harmony, so that their lives are characterised by a continuous peace, tranquillity, freedom and joy, even – perhaps especially – in crises and suffering. GERARD W. HUGHES FROM GOD OF SURPRISES (DARTON, LONGMAN & TODD, 2008)

How can a soul so imperfect as mine aspire to the fullness of love? What is the key to this mystery?

Spiritual readings – 6 May 2017 Premium

04 May 2017
How Love burns through the Putting in the Seed / On through the watching for that early birth...

Spiritual readings – 29 April 2017 Premium

27 April 2017
If you want to be truly pure in soul, you must avoid passing any judgment on your neighbours as well as idle gossip about what they might have done. You should see nothing but God’s will in everyone.

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