July 14, 2024

You have Been Given Grace   You have heard this term many times in your Christian life, but what does it mean?   The online dictionary as a result of a Google search defines Grace (the second definition) as “courteous goodwill.”   The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines Grace as “favor, the free and undeserved help that God gives us to respond to his call to become children of God, adoptive sons, partakers of the divine nature and of... Read more

July 7, 2024

  Your Faith Journey began before you were born.      Jeremiah 1:5 “ Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you, a prophet to the nations I appointed you.” (USCCB.org)   God created you with a plan. He anointed you. He dedicated you.  He started your Faith Journey.   Then, you were born.   So many people have entered your life on that first day. Where is God?   On... Read more

June 30, 2024

Who did God Create You to be? “Who am I?” is a question that many people struggle to find the answer to. Sure they are often told who they should be and many times that is who they become, but is that who they truly are? Who did God create you to be?   First and foremost, you are a child of God. Who are you? First and foremost, you are a child of God. No matter where you are... Read more

June 23, 2024

Welcome to Graceful Awakening! For my first column, I would like to introduce myself as well as what I set out to accomplish in this column. My name is Michele Gunn. I am first and foremost, a child of God.  I am Catholic so you may see that as a tone in my writings. As a Christian, I believe in the unique value of every human being. God has equipped me with tools to help people find, claim and utilize... Read more

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