Author: SJ

Most of us have all heard about the verse that says all we need is the faith of a mustard seed, right? (Matthew 17:20) Most of us took that verse and leaned on our own understanding to interpretat what it meant or accepted whatever someone else said about it, not delving any further. The vast majority of us believe that we actually have the faith of a mustard seed and because it is so tiny, surely we have at least that much faith. What if I told you it wasn’t about the size of the mustard seed? A mustard seed…

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Throughout our spiritual journey with the Most High sometimes our prayers can seem a little lackluster, we can get lax in our studies, or we can even become unmotivated to read the Bible. After such events, one might look up and wonder, “Where has my passion for God gone?” Something I’ve come to realize is that sometimes we expect a specific conclusion from the Father and if it doesn’t happen how we want or when we want, a person may begin to withdraw from Him gradually. Then there are times when we simply become too comfortable. I know what you’re…

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In the world that we live in there are so many things going on that it’s literally shaking people’s faith in the Lord. In fact, it wasn’t until I started to seek God for myself that I realized that my faith in God wasn’t what I thought it was. There are some people who make having faith and hope sound like bubblegum dreams and cotton candy, but I know without a doubt that it’s very real. There is a section in the bible that gives the story of a Roman officer that approached Jesus and pleaded with him to heal…

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