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I cannot feel God’s presence, am I a bad person?

July 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Aridity or Dryness, Dan Burke, Prayer

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I am a Catholic or try to be one, and I am having problems feeling the Power of my religion. I have been so hurt throughout my life and I’ve tried to forgive the people, but it does no good. I feel like I get far more satisfaction out of my work than my faith. It’s so hard for me to get the concept that when I go to communion, its Jesus’ Body and Blood that I’m receiving. That is so... Read More

Help me to stay with you…

May 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Theophilus

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Help me to Stay with You … Stay with You … “Stay with me Lord.” Should that be my fervent cry? It’s not, but I am not ashamed. I don’t yearn for your presence, because I am already painfully aware that you are here. My cry is, “I beg you Lord, help me to stay with you!” You are present and I am distracted. You are everything to me, yet I treat you... Read More

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