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Soul Transformation

December 2012 Entries

A Better Year Ahead?

We all want this year to be better than last — even if last year was a great year. How does that happen? Not by having better circumstances. Not by keeping one of the typical New Year’s resolutions. Not by making no New Year’s resolutions. Not by following the typical Christian advice ...

posted @ Wednesday, December 26, 2012 2:22 PM | Feedback (1)

The Precious Stone: A Story of Spiritual Direction

A holy and happy hermit came to the outskirts of a village and settled down under a tree for the night. He got out his Bible and was about to say his prayers, which he always prayed in Jesus’ name, when a villager suddenly came running up to him and exclaimed, "The stone! The stone! Give me the precious stone!"

posted @ Friday, December 21, 2012 5:23 PM | Feedback (1)

Feeling Left Out of the Holidays

During the holiday season you may feel like the apple in a bowl of oranges. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years are special occasions for families to gather and it seems that everyone else is with loved ones enjoying being together.

posted @ Friday, December 21, 2012 4:53 PM | Feedback (0)

An Advent Meditation

Mary certainly needed the blessed words of life that God gave her! For a long time no one but Joseph believed her story that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit -- she was branded with the Scarlet A. Like Jesus, all of her life she lived with the slanderous accusations that were spoken against her (John 9:29).

posted @ Tuesday, December 11, 2012 4:07 PM | Feedback (0)