The Pilgrim Log

Weekly Inspiration to Live Your Daily Pilgrimage

Redeemed from Destruction

ARTICLE – Has your desire for productivity seeped into your faith or prayer life? “What have I done for God today?” is a common question in religious circles. Sometimes this can lead to scrupulous thoughts and understandings of God. See clearly through this reflection.

What Effect Does the Lord’s Prayer Have?

ARTICLE – Deacon Tom dives into the Lord’s Prayer; not only the meaning, but also the effects of this powerful prayer given to us by Jesus.

Do You Have An Intimate Relationship with God?

ARTICLE – Step by step, here’s a guide to growing closer to God through a personal relationship in prayer.

What Does It Cost to Be Free? My Experience of Forgiveness

ARTICLE – In a reflection on the places where Jesus experienced his Passion, be encouraged on your journey toward forgiveness and healing.

What Jesus Offers Us, the World Does Not

ARTICLE – Have you ever asked yourself what inspired men to drop everything to follow Jesus, when He called out to each of them? How is it that a man whose life depends on his career, leave his work to follow a man named Jesus?  What did they see or experience that would cause them to follow?

A Simple Guide: How Can I Better Respond to Jesus?

ARTICLE – What does “saying yes to Jesus” look like in our daily lives? Deacon Tom shares from his ministry experience.

How Can I Possibly Make A Difference?

ARTICLE – Jesus said that his followers would do even greater things than he. But how is that possible? Life can be overwhelming, especially when we consider all the problems in the world, in our country, our state, city, neighborhood, family, and our own selves. Read on to see how we can reconcile these two realities.

Do I See Myself as God’s Good Creation?

ARTICLE – Why are we spending so much effort trying to look differently than how we have been made? Are we not also created good?

Encouraged, At My Friend’s Funeral

ARTICLE – In a time of grief and loss, we can find inspiration and encouragement in the sacred remembrance of our loved ones.

Do I Know the Holy Spirit?

ARTICLE – Other than when you make the sign of the Cross or pray the Apostles’ Creed, how often do you mention or talk to the Holy Spirit? If you said, not very often… well, you are not alone.