Glory of God Prayer Group, St. Cecilia Parish, Wa Diocese, Ghana - Let Your Light Shine

Fear vs reverence

Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence. Socrates

The richest

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. Socrates

The safest road to hell

The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. C. S. Lewis

The souls of the righteous are immortal …

All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine. Socrates

Even the rich are hungry for love

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own. Mother Teresa

All things unholy

I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone. Francis of Assisi

we belong to each other

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa

if you love until it hurts

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. Mother Teresa

Necessary to possible to impossible

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi

There is God

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is. Albert Camus

It is in giving that we receive

For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi

Words of light

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. Mother Teresa

Meaning of the universe

If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning. C. S. Lewis

The real problem

The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not. C. S. Lewis

We must be hatched

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. C. S. Lewis

People of worth

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live. Socrates

Men should wonder at themselves

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering. Saint Augustine

I feel angry when I see waste

There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use. Mother Teresa

Truth

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair. C. S. Lewis

Charity and wisdom

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Francis of Assisi

Ownership of the website

This website belongs to the Glory of God prayer group, St. Cecilia’s parish, Wa Diocese, Ghana. This group is a member of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, a spiritual movement in the Catholic Church.

Purpose of the website

The main intention of this website is to spread the word of God; to tell people about Christ, to lead people to the love of God through Jesus Christ. We are attempting to accomplish these in two main ways. 1) Uploading activities being carried out by the group to the website. 2) Writing articles.

1. Activities

Activities that are being uploaded include, but not limited to, Sunday prayer meeting talks, Friday vigil talks, three days fasting and prayers talks, sermons by some priests and radio talks. These will be uploaded as text, audio or video or a combination of all three or any two of them, as available and appropriate. In which ever mode (text, audio or video) you are, links will be provided to the other modes.

Our readers, listeners and viewers should note that these are spiritual activities; they are not business activities.  What we know is that God works in all spheres of our lives: spiritual, social, business, etc. But the spiritual aspect is the foundation and God will accomplish the rest through the spiritual aspect. So, we encourage our readers, listeners and viewers to look at our activities from the spiritual perspective and try to acquire something spiritual from them. Through the spiritual, God will reveal things to you about the social, business, etc.

Most of the talks, except where specified, on this website are given by lay members of the Catholic Church who either have very little or no theological background. What the Lord has done in our lives, we share. What the Lord has revealed to us, we share. How the Lord has touched and inspired us, we share. We share in order to encourage one another and uplift ourselves spiritually. We are sharing this on the internet because we feel that others in any part of the world can benefit from what we share.

Also, the people who give these talks are not English professors. Some are university graduates (but not in English), some are Senior High School graduates, some are still in Senior High School and some have not even reached Senior High School yet, while some are also Vocational School graduates and some completed the old middle school system.  We, therefore, expect a good number of grammatical errors or inconsistencies in our messages. However, the grammatical errors are not so bad as to obscure the intended general message. Therefore, it is our deep conviction that anyone who reads, listens to or watches our talks spiritually, hoping to experience God, will get what he/she wants.

Also, we try to present the messages as originally as possible, so very little editing is done.

Another thing to note is that some of our audio and video recordings may not be up to professional standards. This is because we are not using professional recording gadgets; because of financial constraints, we are making do with what is available to us, i.e. our mobile phones and simple cameras. For example, some of these audio were recorded from just 2 combos and 1 speaker, using simple mobile phones, not even smart phones. But we believe that the quality that we present will be enough to carry our messages across and not cause too much discomfort to our listeners and viewers.

You can send us your recommendations as to how to acquire better gadgets or improve our use of what we already have to deliver better quality content.

2. Articles

Concerning the articles, I we can say similar things as we have said for the talks. As we noted above, the people who give these talks are not English professors. In a similar vein, the people who write these articles or transcribe audio talks to text are not English professors. We, therefore, cannot declare our articles free of grammatical errors. However, the grammatical errors are not so bad as to obscure the intended general message. Therefore, it is our deep conviction that anyone who reads these articles and talks spiritually, hoping to experience God, will get what he/she wants.

Again, you can make your suggestions.

Notes

We would also like you to take note of the use of the the terms 'bro' for 'brother' and 'sis' for 'sister'. These (except the term 'Rev' is attached) are not titles for the religious (as in Rev. brother' or 'Rev. sister'). They refer to brother or sister in Christ, terms we use to address one another as members of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal.

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