Even after all this time, I still have to remind myself that I never had mystical powers of healing, although people tried a little harder to pull themselves together and straighten up when they knew I was a minister.
I always wanted more than the genie experience. I preached that praying should be a constant communion of spirits. I tried to practice it, too. I poured my heart out for hours at a time....
"Let me ask you," he said to the little children, "If you were to die in your sleep tonight, where would you go?"
I cleaned my office. It took all day. It has always been a challenge to keep a clear desk but this has been different. I never really settled into this room. When I moved in with Sylvia, she gave me the front bedroom, and I just dumped everything into it and worked around the piles … Continue reading Cleaning My Desk, Clearing My Mind
“I am told God loves me–and yet the reality of darkness & coldness & emptiness is so great that nothing touches my soul. Did I make a mistake in surrendering blindly to the Call of the Sacred Heart?” --Mother Teresa, http://time.com/4126238/mother-teresas-crisis-of-faith/ Faith is not an either/or proposition. People often have powerful faith without sensing … Continue reading Am I a Hypocrite?