Prayer Articles

by Susie Hii

Susie Hii is a writer and author of Happy, Healthy, Holy.

9 May
2018
Finding God in relationships

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Meister Eckhart, 14th century German mystic, provides me with the most profound, most challenging image of God—that each one of us is to bear Christ...

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31 Oct
2017
The bleeding heart of Jesus

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Every time news of priests who sexually abused children appear on TV, a knot forms in my stomach.  I turn my eyes away and try...

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2 Aug
2017
The Treasure Within

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A beggar had been sitting by the side of a road for over thirty years. One day a stranger walked by. ‘Spare some change?’ mumbled...

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14 Jun
2017
Doubts and Delusions

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I once heard a psychiatrist say that people who believe in God have a delusion. I felt sorry for him that he does not have...

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12 Jan
2017
Take Lord, Receive

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I lay on the floor for some time. I had slipped on the wet surface, and the excruciating pain in my tail-bone made me suspect...

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5 Dec
2016
Hope

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My mother died about a month ago, on 26 October, 2016. On the news recently, we heard of the tragic deaths of young people from...

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6 Oct
2016
The Rose That Never Fades

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On the first of October, I went to Mass at the Carmelite Monastery in Melbourne for the feast day of St Therese of Lisieux, the...

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8 Sep
2016
Finding God in Loneliness

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I first heard of loneliness from the Dutch Catholic priest Henri Nouwen – in his books. Since then I have read many other people, priests,...

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8 Jun
2016
The memory of the heart

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When I was a child, one of the prayers I said was prayer to St Joseph, patron saint of a happy death.  Children don’t think...

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16 May
2016
See how much Jesus loves you

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‘Just give Jesus a chance to let you know how much he loves you.’ I read those words in an email from a friend at...

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29 Mar
2016
Do you love me?

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‘Do you love me?’  Jesus asked Peter three times, to Peter’s annoyance (John 21: 15- 17). Why did Jesus ask Peter the question three times?...

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