Tag Archives: John Henry Newman

Soberness of Fasting in an Intoxicated Reality

Sobering Up by Fasting The purpose of fasting is to loosen to some degree the ties which bind us to the world of material things and our surroundings as a whole, in order that we may concentrate all our spiritual … Continue reading

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On Purpose: Putting Our Life in Order

Purpose in Our Life And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose. [Romans 8:28 (ESV)]. Our ultimate spiritual purpose as human beings consists of entering, during … Continue reading

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Fight, Flight or Faith: Spiritual Response to Anxiety & Stress

Controlling Fear with Faith So that with good courage we say, “The Lord is my helper. I will not fear. What can man do to me?” [Hebrews 13:6]. We have a very complex system of hormonal and neurological responses that … Continue reading

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