Patrick Day

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Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

The school shooting in Florida has become the latest incidence that divides this country of ours. And prayers are prayed to the Lord above. On one side of the great divide, we hear this prayer: “Lord, smooth the way so that gun laws can be passed to protect the children throughout this land.” On the […]

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

LOVE IN THE POLITICAL LANDSCAPE And they’ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love Yeah they’ll know we are Christians by our love. Where is this love today, my friends, in the political landscape of this country? Serious Christians are drawn to the outermost poles of the political spectrum, from far left […]

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

THE HOLY SPIRIT WRITES A BLOG Now, here’s a new one for me. I’m letting the Holy Spirit write this blog. Pardon me as I quiet my mind and listen for what He has to say to y’all, and to me as well. You hurry and scurry all over the place buying Christmas presents and […]

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Where does the power to pray come from? Where does the power to do anything of significance in the kingdom of heaven come from? As with electricity, power comes from a source, and the source of spiritual power is the Holy Spirit. Follow @patday33

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Saying Grace THERE IS A restaurant in a city somewhere, a sort of quick-lunch place with no tablecloths on the tables, just the ketchup and mustard jars on the bare wood. It seems to be raining outside. An elderly man with a raincoat and umbrella has turned at the door. Another man glances up as […]

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND Humanity is like an enormous spider web, so that if you touch it anywhere, you set the whole thing trembling. As we move around this world and as we act with kindness, perhaps, or with indifference, or with hostility, toward the people we meet, we too are setting the great […]

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

This is the guy who was going to kill himself last summer as soon as he got out of jail because he felt so worthless. Quite a transformation I’d say. “Savior, defender, my healer, worthy is the lamb you are high and lifted up, my King. Your great name Jesus. I love Jesus so much. […]

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

SITTING IN MCDONALDS AT 6 A.M. I had time to meditate this morning because the person I was to meet with didn’t show up. What world have you given us, Lord, that a deranged man would kill 50 people in Orlando? As if it were Your fault. But it isn’t, not at all, unless giving […]

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

WHAT WORLD ARE YOU LIVING IN? Each day two worlds compete for your attention – God’s world and the natural world. If you go your own way and long for the things of this world, you have chosen the natural world you were born into. If, on the other hand, you praise the name of […]

Friday, December 18th, 2015

THE REST OF THE REST OF THE STORY When I talked with Raphael two days after the hearing in Anoka, I was still very upset with his public defender and let Raphael know it. He listened to me vent but didn’t say anything. I told him he still needed to be cordial to the guy […]