Author Archives: aah

23rd March

Laughter Being cheerful keeps you healthy. It is slow death to be gloomy all the time. Proverbs 17: 22 A frail old desert Christian had reached about ninety years of age, and he acutely felt the devils tempting him to … Continue reading

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22nd March

Rest It is all too plain that it was refusal to trust God that prevented these people from entering into God’s Rest. Hebrews 3: 19 Those who followed the rule of Columba would keep the Jewish sabbath and rest from … Continue reading

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21st March

Balance Keep your head in all situations, endure hardship … discharge all the duties of your ministry. 2 Timothy 4: 5 Today is the autumnal equinox, when the hours of light and dark are in equal balance. This is a … Continue reading

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20th March

Purity Blest are the pure in heart; for they shall see God. Matthew 5: 5 It is not only that these (Celtic) scribes and anchorites lived by the destiny of their dedication in an environment of wood and sea; it … Continue reading

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19th March

Bitter Into Sweet After Moses had led the escaping people across the sea they journeyed three days through the desert without finding water. When they did come to water at Marah it was too bitter to drink (that is why … Continue reading

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18th March

Washing Feet Jesus got up from the meal, took off his top garments, and wrapped a towel around his waist. He poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was … Continue reading

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17th March

Lust Live by the Spirit and you will not give in to the desires of the sinful nature. For the sinful nature and the Spirit are in conflict with each other, so that you do not do what you want. … Continue reading

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16th March

Where God Guides – God Provides Jesus said: “If you believe you will be able to say to this hill, ‘Get up and throw yourself in the sea’, and it will. If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask … Continue reading

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15th March

Christ Hands There are different ways of serving, but the same Lord is served … All of you are Christ’s body, and each one is a part of it. Romans 12: 5, 27 Ultari, a friend of Brigid, is said … Continue reading

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14th March

Pouring Oil On Troubled Waters The wind died down and there was a great calm. Mark 4: 39 We know nothing of Aidan’s childhood, but we may assume that his faith was built up with stories of fellow Irish people … Continue reading

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