Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Lake of Swans

Dispatches from Fr. Charitas Monday, April 30, 2018 When the wars are too many I like to journey to the Lake of Swans. I sit on the bank and watch their drifting and soon my soul drifts with them. I … Continue reading

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TEMPTATION

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Monday, April 30, 2018 Is there such as the power of temptation? If so, what is it? “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil (or the evil one).” – Matthew 6:13 Within this plea in … Continue reading

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THE HILLS BEFORE ME

DISPATCHES FROM FR. CHARITAS Sunday, April 29, 2018 Hills beyond hills and hills yet beyond and by way of faith, there will be hills beyond the ones I now see. Always a hill to climb and a descent to the … Continue reading

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A CATHEDRAL IN TIME

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Sunday, April 29, 2018 Are we required to keep the Sabbath? Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the … Continue reading

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The Old Ones Doing Tai-chi

Dispatches of Fr. Charitas de la Cruz Saturday, April 28, 2018 I love watching the old ones doing their Tai-chi. I love how somehow slows the pace of Time. I love the poetry of the motion, not in the same … Continue reading

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Dreamers and Envisioners

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Saturday, April 28, 2018 What will the Last Times be like? And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will … Continue reading

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WE NEED TO DANCE MORE!

Dispatches from Fr. Charitas de la Cruz Friday, April 27, 2018 When they say you have butterflies in your stomach, they refer to stage fright; but when I speak of butterflies before my eyes, I refer to dancing joy. I … Continue reading

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IN THE SEARCHING

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Friday, April 27, 2018 How do we gain a godly heart that is overflowing with Holy Love? Jesus then told this parable – Suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, … Continue reading

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TO BEAR FALSE WITNESS

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Dispatches from Fr. Charitas Thursday, April 26, 2018 There is a commandment that reads, “You will not bear false witness.” Growing up my parents indicated that this referred to lying, but as my understanding has matured I have refined my … Continue reading

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The First Question Needing to be Answered

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Thursday, April 26, 2018 Why does there seem to be so little change in the brokenness of humanity? When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He … Continue reading

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