Author Archives: mcalcagno

About mcalcagno

Living by faith and striving to know Him and to make Him known

Our Counselor

We all have been given the gift of free will…to decide, to make decisions every day about how we will choose to respond to circumstances and situations in our lives.  Yet we are often quick to allow the thoughts, words … Continue reading

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Help Wherever You Can

There is a quote by John Wesley who was an English clergyman from the 1700’s that best sums up daily life and serving those in need.  If more people took the time and effort to help someone else in a … Continue reading

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Faithful God

Our God is faithful to all His promises…forever.  Amen. Forever by Chris Tomlin “Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.” … Continue reading

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God Is Love

As we live and learn and grow on our spiritual journey, we slowly gain a greater understanding of God’s love.  It is one thing to hear about it, read about it and know it in your head and it is … Continue reading

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Be Thankful

What are you thankful for today?  How often are we able to look for something to be thankful for during difficult times?  It is not easy…yet it is a choice.  An attitude of gratitude may not come naturally to us … Continue reading

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Faith, Trust…Hope

God has shown us how much He loves us by sending His One and Only Son to the Cross to die for us, even though we were still sinners.  We didn’t earn it; it is a gift from God.  No … Continue reading

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Wisdom And Understanding

When we seek wisdom, we are striving to learn and grow in our knowledge and experience.  The more we learn the greater the impact on our perspective and our attitude.  This increase in knowledge and shaping of our perspective also … Continue reading

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Love The Lord

When you start with this…everything else falls into place.  May His peace be with you.  Amen. Lord I Need You by Matt Maher “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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All People

Are created by God.  He has a plan and He values all people.  If we choose to judge others by the standards of the world, we are forgetting about what God teaches us.  Often times we know very little about … Continue reading

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The Experience Of Following

Jesus was very clear about what it takes to follow Him. It does not mean life will be easy and you will not have to face any trouble or suffering…it means we will have trouble because we live in a … Continue reading

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