The lectionary says Elijah heard “a tiny whispering sound,” the RSV translates it “the still small voice.” What was it that Elijah heard on Mount Horeb? It turns out, maybe nothing. That’s right. Utter and complete silence. Let me explain. This Sunday, our first reading is the famous story of Elijah’s encounter with God on Mount […]
In my last post, I spoke about the inexhaustible riches that can me mined from the Our Father prayer. I proposed three “invitations” at the heart of this pre-eminent prayer. The first was the Invitation to Purification. In this post we will look at two more invitations: http://biblestudyforcatholics.com/re-think-our-father-three-invitations-2/ Posted with Blogsy
One understands oneself to be addressed [by God] through events … A person replies through the speech of his life; he answers with his actions. Events in daily life can be interpreted as a dialogue with God.” – Ian Barbour
We often rattle off the Our Father without even thinking about the words we are saying. So it’s wise to regularly check-in with this powerful prayer to renew our appreciation of it. And because of it’s divine origin, it is inexhaustible in how it can speak to us. In fact, the Catechism dedicates over 100 […]
An amazingly insightful book that you can immediately apply to every area of your personal and professional life.
Essentialism is not about how to get more things done; it’s about how to get the right things done. It doesn’t mean just doing less for the sake of less either. It is about making the wisest possible investment of your time and energy in order to operate at our highest point of contribution by doing only what is essential.
Greg Mckeown, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, pg. 6.
|Date:||August 15, 2014—August 17, 2014|
|Event:||Diaconate Inservice, Diocese of Boise|
|Sponsor:||Diocese of Boise, Office of the Diaconate|
|Venue:||St. Mary's Catholic Church|