Quote of Note #51: Anxieties and Guilt

"Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith.  I don't agree at all.  They are afflictions, not sins.  Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the Passion of Christ.  For the beginning of the Passion -- the first move, so to … Continue reading Quote of Note #51: Anxieties and Guilt

Prayer Notes #8

The following is an excerpt from much longer piece that I edited and updated from a classic manual of piety from  early seventeenth century England.  Feel free to make use of this in any way that will be helpful to the body of Christ.  Two requests:  mention where your got it and don't make money … Continue reading Prayer Notes #8

Prayer Notes #7

A Reflection on Matthew 27:24-31 What kind of king are you, Lord Jesus?  Just when I think I’m beginning to understand your kingship, some new facet shifts into my view, and I am again swept up into wonder and amazement, confusion and mystification. You are the Creator of all things, all majestic vistas that we … Continue reading Prayer Notes #7