Prayer Articles

by Susie Hii

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

12 Sep
2018
Who do you say I am?

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When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi he put this question to his disciples, ‘Who do people say the Son of Man is?’…’But...

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8 Aug
2018
Wellspring of love

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In a most inspiring book, Anam Cara, A book of Celtic Wisdom, by John O’Donohue, one of the many parts that touched me is that there...

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11 Jul
2018
Little girl, I tell you ‘get up’

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Earlier this month I went to Our Lady of Victories’ Church [Camberwell, Victoria] for Mass as I have decided to join the choir. Sitting up...

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Change not required
27 Jun
2018
Change not required

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I was a neurotic for years. I was anxious and depressed and selfish. Everyone kept telling me to change. I resented them, and I agreed...

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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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