The body has two systems of protection. The immune system fights inner threats, and the "fight or flight" system protects from external threats. Stress only becomes a serious physical problem when it moves from temporary to persistent or is agg
No matter how many big or little sufferings we offer up, if we do not also allow God to transform the thoughts and emotions surrounding our sufferings, we have not really discerned or submitted to their purpose; we have not undergone the deep t
If thoughts are sparks of energy, emotions are currents. Emotions do not have boundaries. They cannot be controlled or ignored or silenced; they must be acknowledged and transformed, or they will resurface elsewhere, as in sickness, addiction,
Like the children of Israel in the desert, our thoughts and emotions are reflected in our words, and words have creative power for death or life (Prov 18:21). We can forfeit rest through constant negativity and complaining, the way they did, or
God is always leading us to the Promised Land of rest.
Rest is not simply inactivity.
Rest is a not a luxury.
Rest is a discipline. Rest is a promise.
We dispose ourselves to receive the promise of rest through a disciplined desert process comm
Brain research and the science of thought are broad fields, but we know now that the brain is not static. Every thought actively changes your brain and body for better or worse. Toxic, negative thoughts and emotions are controllable, transforma
Fight the right battle.
You feel like you're spinning your wheels, laboring till you're exhausted but seeing little permanent fruit. You're depressed that certain relationships are a perpetual painful morass. You're frustrated that the numerou
It may seem like an oxymoron, but rest is a discipline.
The number one thing you need to know in battling anxiety is that it does not come from God. "For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control" (2 Tim 1:7).
St. Joseph is stepping into a more visible role in the Church right now, and inviting you to develop a relationship with him. In learning about his roles as prophet, priest, and king of the Holy Family and prince of the Church, we get to know h
Every man is called to fatherhood and priesthood by virtue of his masculinity. Like Abraham, the Father of Faith, whose faith was "accounted" to him as righteousness, St. Joseph's accumulated acts of sacrificial faith in his role of father and
In this episode we explore Old Testament Joseph's life, because in order to understand St. Joseph as patron of the Church, we must know something of his ancestor, OT Joseph, for whom he is named. Psalm 105 gives us a snapshot of OT Joseph, and
Week 7 | Psalm 143 
A Psalm of David.
143 Hear my prayer, O Lord;
give ear to my supplications!
In thy faithfulness answer me, in thy righteousness!
2 Enter not into judgment with thy servant;
for no man l
Week 6 | Psalm 130 
A Song of Ascents
130 Out of the depths I cry to thee, O Lord!
2 Lord, hear my voice!
Let thy ears be attentive
to the voice of my supplications!
3 If thou, O Lord, shouldst mark iniquitie
Week 5 | Psalm 102 
A prayer of one afflicted, when he is faint and pours out his complaint before the Lord.
102 Hear my prayer, O Lord;
let my cry come to thee!
2 Do not hide thy face from me
in the day of my d
Week 4 | Psalm 51 
To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.
51 Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy steadfast love;
according to thy abunda
Week 3 | Psalm 38 
A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering.
38 O Lord, rebuke me not in thy anger,
nor chasten me in thy wrath!
2 For thy arrows have sunk into me,
and thy hand has come down on me.
Week 2 | Psalm 32 
The Joy of Forgiveness
A Psalm of David. A Maskil.
32 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven,
whose sin is covered.
2 Blessed is the man to whom the Lord imputes no iniquity,
and in who
Week 1 | Psalm 6
To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments; according to The Sheminith. A Psalm of David.
1 O Lord, rebuke me not in thy anger,
nor chasten me in thy wrath.
2 Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishi
I offered an update in the last segment of the last show summarizing our encore series on end times prophecy, and talked a little about the next series.
Public revelation in Christ (Apostolic Tradition and Scripture) ALWAYS takes primary plac
Yes, we are at the end. But not the end, end. There are still quite a few events that Scripture tells us about that have not yet occurred.
But we are closer than ever before, as for the first time in history there is a global economic system co
The vowels necessary to pronounce the sacred Name of God, revealed to Moses in the burning bush, are found again in the Hebrew name of Jesus, Emmanuel, with the addition of the consonants from the verb “to save.”
"In this way, while the Name of
"In a word, the kingdom of God is the manifestation and the realization of God’s plan of salvation in all its fullness. The kingdom of God is not a concept, a doctrine, or a program subject to free interpretation, but is before all else a perso
O Oriens: O Radiant Dawn. What does it mean that Jesus is the Sunrise?
O Radiant Dawn, splendor of eternal light, sun of justice: come, shine on those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death. Isaiah prophesied, "The people who walked in d
Warning! This show is so hot it about burned down my office!
O Clavis David: O Key of David, O royal Power of Israel controlling at your will the gate of Heaven: Come, break down the prison walls of death for those who dwell in darkness and th
O Radix Jesse: O Flower of Jesse's stem, you have been raised up as a sign for all peoples; kings stand silent in your presence; the nations bow down in worship before you. Come, let nothing keep you from coming to our aid. Isaiah had prophesie
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