Tag Archives: Christianity

Our Lady of Lourdes

St. Bernadette’s Marian Vision There must have been something in the water. As it turns out, there still is. Healing powers, for one thing. The Pyrennes are known for spiritual energy. And the Cathars were part of a culture that … Continue reading

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The Saints Preserve Us!

Bernadette Soubirous (Jan 1844 – Apr 1879) It was on this date in 1858 that 14-year-old Bernadette first saw an image of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes. There followed a series of visitations by the mother of Jesus, but only … Continue reading

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Be Ye Not Unequally Yoked…

Together With Unbelievers: (2 Corinthians 6:14) KJV My memory banks opened on this scripture today, when I happened to meet our neighbours dogs, Sophie and Seven, being walked by their owner, as I was walking Cloe. You see, Sophia is … Continue reading

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God is for Life…

Not Just for Christmas. This is the religious spin on that old adage about a dog being important all the time, not just the day you got it. But, unfortunately, both the dog and God get taken for granted for … Continue reading

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Blinded by the Light?

Saul of Tarsus on the Road to Damascus St. Paul‘s conversion to being an Apostle of Jesus Christ has all hallmarks of an internal experience. (The Acts of the Apostles, chapter 9, is where you can read about the ‘event’:) … Continue reading

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Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Just so we don’t skip by yesterday‘s post and not mention St. Teresa of Ávila, here’s the coat of arms for the order she founded. Isn’t it great how divergent thoughts link up?

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Who was the Beloved Disciple of Jesus?

Was it St. John the Divine? This is one of the enduring questions which has puzzled Christians from the 1st Century CE to the present day. And the fact that there are so many competing theories has not made it … Continue reading

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