The Pilgrim Log

Weekly Inspiration to Live Your Daily Pilgrimage

Finding Joy in the Suffering

ARTICLE – Can there be pure joy in the midst of the suffering? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Speaker Team member and 2022 Catholic Women’s Conference Emcee, Mandi-bre Watson, tackles this question by sharing the words of Nehemiah (8:10), one of her favorite scriptures, as well as recounting some Holy Week experiences that brought her joy.

Keeping Faith Like St. Peter

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.

Safe, Protected, and Happy

ARTICLE – Trusting in the Lord can be difficult, for it requires us at times to abandon the path we are on, to face ridicule, to feel alone from the world. In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Daniel Quintero reflects on responding to God’s call, and following Him leads to true peace and joy.

The Unconditional Love of the Father

ARTICLE – Are you looking for love that is unconditional? Deacon Tom Fox, Co-Founder, and Co-Director of Pilgrim Center of Hope delves into the Parable of the Lost Son found in the Gospel of Luke (15:11-32) and shares how we can experience God’s love and forgiveness.

What Mary & the Annunciation Teach Us Today

The Blessed Mother’s spoken words in Scripture are few, recorded 3 times in the Gospels. How can these words of Mary at the Annunciation inform us and inspire us as part of our Lenten practices? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Pilgrim Center of Hope Speaker Team Member, Debra Garza offers some great insight into this question.

It’s About Time

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.

Rising Above The Temptation To Fear

ARTICLE – How do we overcome the temptation to fear? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Daniel Quintero tackles this question and shares some food for thought as you journey through Lent.

Achieving Holiness through Authenticity

ARTICLE – What must we become before entering heaven? Christianity calls us to enter the struggle to overcome that which leads to sin. How can we win this battle? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Co-Founder & Co-Director, Deacon Tom Fox shares some words of wisdom into achieving holiness through authenticity.

Receiving Direction from Jesus, Our Constant Companion

ARTICLE – Jesus, do you know Him? Does he accompany you on your daily journey of life? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Speaker Team member and 2022 Catholic Women’s Conference Emcee, Mandie-bre Watson shares the words of Ephesians (4:2), empowers us to live them, and encourages us to call upon our constant companion.

Becoming Saints by Working from Within

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.