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A Word of Encouragement from Elisha the Prophet

November 13, 2018 4 Comments
A Word of Encouragement from Elisha the Prophet

There is an old saying, “Stop telling God how big your storm is and start telling the storm how big your God is.”  In other words, we often need to shift our focus, building up our trust and confidence. Because we are so wired for fear, we tend to overestimate the power and shrewdness of […]

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God Has His Seven Thousand: A Word of Encouragement from the Life of Elijah

June 10, 2018 6 Comments
God Has His Seven Thousand: A Word of Encouragement from the Life of Elijah

This week in daily Mass we read of the struggles of Elijah the Prophet, who spent his life fighting the influence of the Canaanite god Baal in Israel. Up on Mt. Carmel, Elijah was strong and fearless, but he also had moments of deep discouragement. Many of us today are discouraged in these times of […]

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