“Inspirations” – Michele’s Spiritually Uplifting Blog

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God’s Timing is Perfect

After six decades on this earth, I have finally come to know, trust and rely on God's timing. Not all ...
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A Season of God’s “Magic”

"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life." (Proverbs, 13:12) The Magic of ...
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Make Time for Joy

This past weekend I went to another writer's conference…this time, The Well Conference for Creatives in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Trying ...
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Signs of Hope Are Everywhere

"…and they said to each other, 'Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the ...
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Lenten Challenge…Finish Strong

"Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you." (Matt. 5:44) Here we are, halfway through Lent, a good ...
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Am I Chosen?

"You did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit...Very ...
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Re-Focus This Year

"But few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken ...
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Finding Joy and Peace THIS Christmas

Then the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy ...
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Peace at Thanksgiving…

"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. ...
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Pray for Israel

"Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: 'May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls ...
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Overwhelmed? Try This…

We are in the month of September already, where summer fades and fall begins. It always causes a dichotomous feeling ...
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Come to the Water

“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, without money and ...
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A Life-Changing Journey

“Because you have seen me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed." (John 20:29) I ...
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Faith over Fear

I'm not sure if it's because I'm getting ready to travel to the Holy Land and Egypt, or if it's ...
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Confident in His Plan

"'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm ...
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Walk with Jesus

"Live as people who are free...living as servants of God. Honor everyone. For to this you have been called, because ...
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Halfway There

We are halfway through the season of Lent…a six-week journey of repentance, reflection and restoration of our souls so that ...
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Loss and Love

I write this with a sad yet hopeful heart. My dad passed away and went to be the Lord a ...
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Word for 2023: Strength

"I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." (Phil. 4:13) The New Year is already underway. Time just ...
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Start the New Year Right!

“This is what the Lord says…forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a ...
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Joy to the World!

“And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of ...
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Are You Ready?

Right around this time everybody starts asking the same question...are you ready for Christmas? I'm still shaking my head wondering ...
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Spreading the Message…on the Radio!

I have been asked to be on "Seize the Day with Gus Lloyd" on Sirius Radio XM (the Catholic Channel, ...
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Discerning Your Gift from the Spirit…

Today I lectored at Mass and read the second reading for Ascension Sunday from Ephesians; it was where Jesus said we ...
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A Sign? Cool Bumper Sticker…

I was taking a walk on my lunch hour yesterday in historic old New Castle, thinking about rewriting a part ...
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Being Tested…

I thought I was being "tested" recently by God (ie., why is everything so hard sometimes - including learning social ...
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