Freeloader

September 17th, 2014

“So one of my colleagues is a single woman,” I said over lunch to my friend, “in her sixties I think.  She was telling us that she didn’t contribute to the population problem and shouldn’t have to support those that did.  By taxes, I’d suppose, or maybe by accommodations businesses make for families.” “Shortsighted,” he […]

I wrote last week about my spiritual “rut” I was finding myself in. I committed to re-commit but was still feeling that emptiness inside of me. I went to confession on Saturday and the attending priest brought up a great point. In those times of emptiness and unfulfilled feelings, you have to realize that you […]

Do you ever feel like your faith life is a roller coaster? I have experienced spiritual highs and lows. So what brought me back? Today’s reading.
Jeremiah 31: “I will make a new covenant…”
Psalm 51: “Create a clean heart in me, O God”
Matthew 16: “Who do you say that I am?”

We’re coming back from a long holiday weekend. That usually means a sluggish start to the work week. Too much food, drink, fun, etc. Long interruptions in my daily routine can often lead to a series of slip-ups that very easily turn into a landslide. I doubt I am alone on this one. So how do we stop it?

sts-peter-and-paul“Lord God, help us to trust in you more every day and pass that trust to our families. Let us learn from the examples of your blessed disciples Peter and Paul and be the same servants to you as they were. Amen.

Andrew M Seddon – Doctor by day author and hierographier by night. Born in England and raised in the United States. He writes the lives of the saints as if he was a desert father himself. He is a wordsmith! He has been writing part time since 1990, recently he took some time out from […]

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