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Spiritual Inspiration

(Listen to Bill’s song “Turn Off the Noise” by clicking on Bill Tonnis’ Music on iTunes below and to the right) Luke 6:12-13 In those days he departed to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer … Continue reading

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Contemplative Prayer

John 6:45 “Everyone who listens to my Father and learns from him comes to me.” It’s not what we do that brings us closer to God but what we let be done to us by God. It is not an … Continue reading

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Divine Presence

Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack. Is God at the center of your life…or you? What is the motivating source? Are you trying to please God or your ego…or others? When we let go … Continue reading

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Be Renewed

Psalm 51:12 A clean heart create for me, God; renew in me a steadfast spirit. Whatever you have done to turn away from God…is in the past. That time no longer exists. As St. Paul says in 2 Corinthians 6:2, … Continue reading

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Contemplation and Action

Luke 5:15-16 The report about him spread all the more, and great crowds assembled to listen to him and to be cured of their ailments, but he would withdraw to deserted places to pray. Jesus modeled how to live our … Continue reading

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Life-Changing Words

Luke 19:48 “…all the people were hanging on his words.” What was it like to actually hear Jesus speak? People were drawn to Him and His words inspired…brought peace and transformed those who listened to Him. While we cannot hear … Continue reading

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Intimacy with God

Luke 6:12-13 In those days he departed to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God. When day came, he called his disciples to himself, and from them he chose Twelve, whom he also named … Continue reading

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Reflecting God

Luke 4:42-43 At daybreak, Jesus left and went to a deserted place. The crowds went looking for him, and when they came to him, they tried to prevent him from leaving them. But he said to them, “To the other … Continue reading

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