Monthly Archives: January 2014

Petitions Offered in Prayer

According to St. Francis de Sales in his Sermons on Prayer, petitions offered in prayer are between meditation and contemplation prayer.   He contends that petitions are made to God in prayer when “we become confident enough to ask for and … Continue reading

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To My Rock, Fortress, and Deliver

The Psalmist frequently refers to the Lord as my rock, fortress and deliver.  Throughout 1 and 2 Samuel, Kings and Chronicles when the Lord is called on by Judah He supports, protects, and defends her from peril.   However, when Judah … Continue reading

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In Defense of Pondering

Our journey with God is filled with many events, some enjoyable and some not that enjoyable, each capable of drawing us closer to God, if we so choose.  We can, like the Blessed Mother, ponder God’s presence in each of … Continue reading

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