The Pilgrim Log

Weekly Inspiration to Live Your Daily Pilgrimage

A Path to Happiness and Peace

ARTICLE – At times when we are experiencing trials, we may wonder where Jesus is. Where can I find happiness? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Co-Founder & Co-Director, Deacon Tom Fox offers some suggestions to begin anew and a path to happiness.

John The Baptist, Advent & Our Neighbor

ARTICLE – If we examine our actions on a given day, we can focus on interactions with our neighbors. How would you describe those interactions? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Speaker Team and Board of Directors Member, Victor Negron shines a light on the words of John the Baptist and reflects on how our interactions with our neighbors can help us on our Advent journey to approaching Jesus in the Manger on Christmas Day!

Cultivating Holy Relationships

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.

The Urgency of Being Ourselves

ARTICLE – We all struggle with mask-wearing. Not physical masks, rather spiritual and emotional personas which we portray in various situations; with certain friend groups, at work, at church, etc., and which ultimately hide parts of ourselves. In this week’s Pilgrim Log, our Media Coordinator, Angela Sealana shares an encouraging message about finding the freedom to be our true selves.

What Does it Mean to be Happy?

ARTICLE – What does it mean to be happy? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Co-Founder & Co-Director, Deacon Tom Fox offers some great insight into this age-old question.

How a role-playing Mexican priest helped me learn to be myself

ARTICLE – In our lives, perhaps there are many parts of our personality that never mix. When we encounter God’s love by getting to know Christ, we discover our ultimate purpose & calling. Enjoy this reflection with Blessed Miguel Pro & Christ the King, by Angela Sealana, Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Media Coordinator.

Seeing As Jesus Sees

ARTICLE – Do we view others through filters? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Speaker Team and Board of Directors Member, Victor Negron offers insight into this aspect and some encouragement for the journey through our pilgrimage of life.

What Should We Pray for our Children?

ARTICLE – God knows what our children need better than we ever can, but he does expect us, parents, to act in our God-given authority over our children. Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Events Coordinator, Nan Balfour shares an exchange between Jesus and the mother (Salome) of His Apostles, James and John. Every parent should be inspired, take courage, and be challenged by Salome’s example.

Love of God and Neighbor

ARTICLE – God is love, and he commands that we who are created in his image participate in his love for our own happiness and the completion of his plan for humanity. If humanity is to believe in God, it must see God’s love in those who speak his name.

The Abundant Joy of God’s Love

ARTICLE – Have you felt the abundant joy of God’s love? The joy of knowing God is profound and can exist in the midst of difficulties. Do you know this? Pilgrim Center of Hope’s Co-Founder & Co-Director, Mary Jane Fox shares an encouraging message to help you along your journey of searching for true peace and joy.