Nov 12, 2008 by Howard Baker | 0 Comments
Dear Jesus, help us to spread Your fragrance everywhere we go.Flood our souls with Your spirit and life. Penetrate and possess our whole being so utterly that our lives may only be a radiance of Yours. Shine through us, and be so in us that every soul we&n... [More]
Nov 10, 2008 by Howard Baker | 0 Comments
Place your soul before the mirror of eternity! Place your soul in the brilliance of glory!
Place your heart in the figure of the divine substance!
And be transformed in your whole being into the image of the Godhead through contemplation!
So that you may feel what His friends feel as they ... [More]
Nov 05, 2008 by Howard Baker | 0 Comments
A fitting word for all of us who seek to think critically, pray fervently, and live theologically:
Prayer and theology are inseparable. True theology is the adoration offered by the intellect. The intellect clarifies the movement of prayer, but only prayer can give it the fervour of the Spirit. ... [More]
Nov 03, 2008 by Howard Baker | 0 Comments
At long last...the TV ads will cease...the yard signs will come down...the dinner time political phone calls will be no more...the votes will be counted, but will all the sound and fury signify nothing or something? After a season of politics our citizenship in heaven calls us back to ... [More]
Oct 29, 2008 by Howard Baker | 0 Comments
November 1 is All Saints' Day which has been a feast day in the western Christian church since the 8th century. On that day the church celebrates the life and light of those whose devotion and holiness continue to inspire us in kind. Its origin is even earlier dating back to the 4th century ... [More]