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When we take the first sentence in the Gospel of St John, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God,” and consider Jesus as a person, these words are enough to assume that the Words in the Bible are absolutes. In

Revealed

Freedom, knowledge, and love are inclusive and inseparable. When we have the freedom to love, love is able to blossom. Similarly, where love exists, it thrives and grows when our knowledge and understanding of our beloved increases.This understanding can be applied to the church, particularly the relationship between a Christian

Rumi

Shortly before leaving his disciples to embark on the mission of the cross, Jesus left them these parting words, “The Advocate, the Holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name — he will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you” (John 14:26 NABRE).

— By Anthony Nayagan Narrating certain Bible verses over and over is certainly a form of prayer and that is perfectly fine to get started in personal prayers. But there is more to prayer. Jesus says, “My sheep hear my voice” (John 10:27). If we claim we are children of

By Anthony Nayagan Sheep are foolish, slow to learn, demanding, stubborn, straying, restless, and dependent animals with an insatiable appetite for food. They are also partially blind with very short memories. If we were to kick a sheep on its behind, it would jump up with a cry but then,

Inner healing

by Anthony Nayagan All of us have inner-wounds, and memories of some of them are so deep-seated in our subconscious mind, they can even be the cause of a variety of social, behavioral, mental, and nervous system disorders. Spirituality and prayers can heal them; but, they require some reorientations. Spirituality

Dionysious

“To many modern Christians, words like “meditation,” “mystic,” and “mysticism” bring to mind Eastern religions, not Christianity. Certainly Eastern religions are known for their mysticism; however, mysticism is not only a vital part of the Christian heritage as well, but it is actually the core of Christian spirituality. Mysticism simply means the spirituality