Tag: Holy Spirit

The Sacred Hug promised in the Upper Room

Sometimes I just need a hug.  Yesterday was one of those days.  Too much going on.  Little things making me stressed out.  Nothing huge.  I really can’t explain why, but I felt a little down.  Nothing a hug couldn’t cure. I remember when my… Continue Reading “The Sacred Hug promised in the Upper Room”

Have You Received the Spirit?

In the early church, the mark of those who followed Christ was that they had received the Spirit. This is seen throughout the Book of Acts. My favorite story along these lines is when Paul encounters a group of twelve people who were trying… Continue Reading “Have You Received the Spirit?”

The Inerrant Paraclete

The woman sat across from me in my church office.  She had no trouble believing in miracles, the Immaculate Conception, the resurrection, a-man-swallowing-whale, The Eucharist, or any number of unexplainable mystical things.  She had no trouble believing in a God who loved unconditionally –… Continue Reading “The Inerrant Paraclete”