Patrick Day

Blog archives for May, 2016

Archive for May, 2016

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT A week ago Sunday, it was my turn for prison ministry at the county jail. There were six men present, one of whom was Tyler. Just twenty-one years old, he wore a look of abject hopelessness, as if he had lost his whole family. The Holy Spirit moved me […]

Friday, May 27th, 2016

FELLOWSHIP If you read the first chapter of 1 John, you will see the word fellowship used four times. We are to have fellowship with Christ Jesus and the Father. And we are to have fellowship with each other. Memorial Day weekend would be a wonderful time to practice that fellowship. Be kind to family […]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

HOLLOW FACES I love the Irish people who populate the land of my ancestors. They were a friendly lot and always willing to take the time to help a stranger (me) find his way. I pulled into a gas station in County Clare and asked a young man at a pump how to get to a […]

Friday, May 20th, 2016

BACK HOME FROM IRELAND Ireland is a marvelous country with wonderful people. I thoroughly enjoyed walking in the land of my ancestors. However, and it’s a big however, God does not play a major part in the lives of most Irish people; oftentimes, He does not even play a minor part. But there are exceptions. […]

Friday, May 6th, 2016

OFF TO IRELAND I will be in Ireland from May 7-18 and will not be posting during that time. My great grandfather was born in Waterford in 1826 and my great-great grandfather in Dublin in 1805. I have been unsuccessful in finding additional information but will be visiting both cities and walk where my ancestors […]

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

OUR DAILY BREAD Jesus calls Himself the bread of life, so when we pray, “Give us this day our daily bread,” we ask for both the bread that feeds our body and the bread that feeds our soul. Today, when you pray the Lord’s Prayer, ask for an extra portion of the bread of life […]