What Do Angels Have to Do With Christmas?

You see them on top of Christmas trees every year, but what do they have to do with Christmas? Why are angels a part of our annual holiday celebration? If you are familiar with the Christian background of Christmas, you know that angels play a prominent role in the Christmas story about the birth of… [Read More]

Angels: Gabriel and Michael

Increasingly people seem to be interested in angels. In this article we will take a quick look at two of the most popular (if not the most famous) angels. That would be the angels Gabriel and Michael. Much of the discussion about angels currently regards antidotal stories of encountering angels, angel stories and even supposed… [Read More]

Saint Francis of Assisi – Guided By Visions

Saint Francis of Assisi is one of the most unique, if not extraordinary, people in the history of Christianity. This especially applies to his sense of spirituality. Saint Francis is also a life directed by visions and prophetic dreams. The spirituality of St. Francis stood in stark contrast to how the Church was perceived during… [Read More]

Saint Francis: The First Environmentalist?

In 13th century Europe, life was harsh and brutal for the common person. The average life expectancy was only the mid-thirties (and only slightly longer for the upper 1% who were royalty, wealthy merchants and the aristocracy within the Catholic Church). People lived in small towns and villages and the vast majority of time was… [Read More]

Origen: Spiritual Understanding Of The Bible Superior To Literal

"Not All Early Christians Believed The Bible Should Be Literally Interpreted…" Origen (also known as Origen Adamantius) was a highly influential, early Christian scholar whose method of scriptural interpretation has been studied, praised, debated, and critiqued for almost two millennia. Born in Alexandria in c. 185, Origen began writing between the years 215 AD and… [Read More]

Reincarnation And Its Place In Christianity

Reincarnation is the belief that, when we die, our souls come back to life in new bodies. It is a philosophical concept that many religions believe to be true. Reincarnation is a core belief in Hinduism, closely linked to “karma” – the sum of one’s good and bad deeds that eventually determines one’s rebirth. Other… [Read More]

Why Does The Date For Easter Change?

Shouldn’t Easter be a fixed date on the calendar? Especially if Easter is meant to celebrate the day of Jesus’ resurrection, shouldn’t the date remain the same every year? So why does the date of Easter change every year? In the West, Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full moon on… [Read More]

Tips On Contacting Your Angels

Communicating With Angels Is Easier Than You May Think Have you ever found yourself stopping right before you walk into the road only to have an unseen car rush by. Suddenly you know had you walked into the road you likely would have been hit by that car. Why, you might wonder, did I suddenly… [Read More]