ARTICLE – Are you finding it really difficult in this day and time to live the joy-filled zeal of being a Christian? This was becoming a problem for the early Church as well. In the vision our Lord gave to John that we have come to know as the Book of Revelation, Jesus addressed…
About Nan Balfour
Nan Balfour is a grateful Catholic whose greatest desire is to make our Lord Jesus more loved. She seeks to accomplish this through her vocation to womanhood, marriage, and motherhood, as a writer, Missionary of Hope, Prayer Intercessor, Speaker Team member, and Volunteer for Pilgrim Center of Hope.
Answering Christ’s call, Pilgrim Center of Hope guides people to encounter Him so as to live in hope, as pilgrims in daily life. See what’s happening & let us journey with you! Visit PilgrimCenterOfHope.org.
Entries by Nan Balfour
ARTICLE – I am sure there are many good applications for the Metaverse, and I am not here to judge its morality. Like anything, it can be used for our good or for our bad. Instead, I ask you to ponder with me an interesting connection between the metaverse and a very Catholic word…
ARTICLE – After Jesus died, his mother and just a handful of others took his body from the cross, wrapped it in a burial shroud, and placed it in a tomb. It is in this part of the contemplation that I realized the spirit of the Son of God was free of the body of Jesus in which he had incarnated. Questions came to mind…
ARTICLE – What can St. Mary Magdalene teach us about following Jesus? In this week’s PIlgrim Log, Missionary of Hope, Nan Balfour shares an inspiring reflection on her journey to the grotto cave where it is believed St. Mary Magdalene spent the last 30 years of her life.
ARTICLE – Much more painful and difficult than turning the cheek to be slapped again is to forgive one who hurts you, takes from you, or asks too much of you. How can we possibly be expected to do this? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Nan Balfour brings to light that Jesus goes further than teaching how to mitigate evil; he trains his disciples how to defeat it.
ARTICLE – Christians are given a special gift of prophecy through Baptism, allowing them to act on Holy Spirit promptings to help build up the Church, one soul to another. In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Nan Balfour shares two experiences that challenged her to respond to her baptismal anointing to help build up the Church.
ARTICLE – Have you stumbled during this Lenten season? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Nan Balfour shares an example of when St. Peter stumbled and encourages us to find faith and hope in his words.
ARTICLE – Is time a divine creation or a human idea? Measuring time is a worthy invention, but let us consider the question of authority; who is serving whom? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Nan Balfour delves into this topic and proposes a solution to the tension that arises when your responsibilities start to pull you in multiple directions.
ARTICLE – It is when trials overburden the Church, the Holy Spirit works to form leader saints; men and women of faith who step up and work from within to reform her. Are you being called to step forward? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Nan Balfour explores this very topic and encourages us to strive to be saints.
ARTICLE – Holy relationships are important, and God wants us to have them. How does one cultivate a holy relationship? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Events Coordinator, Nan Balfour provides some great examples of holy relationships and offers some encouragement for you to apply this in your daily journey of life.
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