November 2010

What To Do To Boost Your Faith

You may ask – how do I grow in my faith, how do I start? How do I keep the doubts and unbelief out of my life? I asked myself the same questions before. There were times when I seemed to have gotten off track in my walk with the Lord. I got distracted. I […]

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Having Time For Prayer

“Tomorrow I plan to work, work, from early until late. In fact I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.”  – Martin Luther  I love this quote from Martin Luther.  It emphasizes the importance of spending some time in prayer no matter how busy we are. I […]

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Praying Hands

Praying hands (or the clasped hands) is a common prayer gesture or posture among Christians. The clasped hands are usually held before the heart as a symbol of submission, sincerity, repentance and obedience. Some raise their prayer hands as if pleading to God to grant their prayers. This gesture, however, is not only common to […]

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How To Sell Your House Fast Without Burying A St. Joseph Statue

I became a permanent resident of Canada in September 2000 and since then I have moved twice. A townhouse was my first home and after a year, I moved to a raised ranch type house. After 5 years, I moved to a 4 level back split house which is only about a 5-minute drive from […]

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Stop Worrying And Trust God

I got an email from someone asking me how to stop worrying and truly trust God. I would like to address that in today’s blog. I remember the time when I took the first step to trusting God. I was working in one of the coastal villages in the Philippines many years ago and I […]

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When You Pray, Trust And Believe

I am an active member of our church’s music ministry and I sing during the 9 am Mass on Sundays at our parish church. There are only 5 of us who make up the church’s “choir” for this particular Mass (one plays the guitar, one plays the piano and the three of us sing). I […]

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What I Wonder About St. Joseph

I am a devotee of Saint Joseph and yet I know very little about him. In the Bible, there are no words attributed to him. He was there at the birth of Jesus and then there was a story about him and Mary looking for Jesus when he was about 12 years old and finding […]

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