Category Archives: Catholic

Consecration to the Holy Family

My friend Ashley Blackburn and I have written a 25 day Consecration to the Holy Family. If you are interested in doing this Consecration starting December 1, 2020 and ending on Christmas, please email me at susancgskinner@gmail.com. You will receive … Continue reading

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Diabolical Disorientation

no weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord. Isaiah 54:17 I write this post … Continue reading

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Strange Fire

Now Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu, each took his censer, put fire in it, and laid incense on it; and they offered unholy fire before the Lord, such as he had not commanded them.  And fire came out from the presence … Continue reading

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The Swirling Confusion

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.  So we fix our eyes not … Continue reading

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Chaplet for Priests in Purgatory

From the beginning, the Church has honored the memory of the dead and offered prayers in suffrage for them, above all the Eucharistic sacrifice, so that, thus purified, they may attain the beatific vision of God. CCC 1032 A reader, … Continue reading

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Naked, Unashamed, Illuminated

The Great Illumination of Conscience and Our Disordered Desires The man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed. Genesis 3:25 I was pondering our disordered desires the other day. How pornography has pervaded our society and sexual … Continue reading

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As we head towards the Election

For our sake he made him to be sin who did not know sin, so that we might become the righteousness of God in him. 2 Corinthians 5:21 I think we all know the state of the world and the knocking … Continue reading

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Steadfast Heart of God

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion” says my soul “therefore I will hope in him.”– Lamentations 3:22-24 … Continue reading

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Dreams of Purgatory

All who die in God’s grace, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; but after death they undergo purification, so as to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven (ccc -1030). I feel … Continue reading

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For the Suffering

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff comfort me. Psalm 23:4 I know I haven’t written in a bit but … Continue reading

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