Saint John Paul II – One Billion Stories https://onebillionstories.com Hope Lives Mon, 01 Jan 2018 17:26:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Present in Time https://onebillionstories.com/present-in-time/ https://onebillionstories.com/present-in-time/#respond Mon, 01 Jan 2018 03:28:06 +0000 https://onebillionstories.com/?p=24818 “The watches I wear have a spring inside of them, and the spring creates tension. The built up tension is what makes the watch work. It reminds me of the tension I have in my own life, the tension between sanctity and sinfulness. The tension enables the watch to do what it’s supposed to do. […]

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“The watches I wear have a spring inside of them, and the spring creates tension. The built up tension is what makes the watch work. It reminds me of the tension I have in my own life, the tension between sanctity and sinfulness. The tension enables the watch to do what it’s supposed to do. It’s made for one reason, it’s made to mark time. I’m made for one reason too, we’re all made for the purpose of getting to God.” – Richard

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Striving for Emotional Virtue with Sarah Swafford https://onebillionstories.com/striving-emotional-virtue-sarah-swafford/ https://onebillionstories.com/striving-emotional-virtue-sarah-swafford/#respond Thu, 02 Jun 2016 22:35:39 +0000 https://onebillionstories.com/?p=24631 Learn more about Sarah Swafford: www.EmotionalVirtue.com And follow on Facebook: Sarah Swafford Early in life, Sarah Swafford learned that life was not easy, even from her early middle school experience. She even had to change schools in middle school because of the bullying that she faced at that stage of her life. Her Mom had the wise counsel to help […]

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Early in life, Sarah Swafford learned that life was not easy, even from her early middle school experience. She even had to change schools in middle school because of the bullying that she faced at that stage of her life. Her Mom had the wise counsel to help her through these challenging times by sharing these words, “hurt people, hurt people.” People that are struggling often bring those struggles to other people. In this video, Sarah shares the reality of encountering a struggling culture, and how the words of Saint John Paul the Great, inspired her to give everything to God through: “Be not afraid.”

We invite you to share your thoughts on the video below in the comment section. How have you been challenged in your life? How do you think “emotional virtue” applies to your real world experience?

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Mercy and unconditional Love, a reflection from Jason Evert https://onebillionstories.com/mercy-and-unconditional-love-a-reflection-from-jason-evert/ https://onebillionstories.com/mercy-and-unconditional-love-a-reflection-from-jason-evert/#respond Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:36:08 +0000 https://onebillionstories.com/?p=24091 Visit Jason Evert’s website: ChastityProject.com During a speaking engagement in Manila, Philippines, Jason Evert reunites with OBS-Philippines to explore the meaning of mercy in our modern times, building on the Holy Father’s theme of “Mercy and Compassion” during his papal visit in this region and the recent announcement for an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy […]

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During a speaking engagement in Manila, Philippines, Jason Evert reunites with OBS-Philippines to explore the meaning of mercy in our modern times, building on the Holy Father’s theme of “Mercy and Compassion” during his papal visit in this region and the recent announcement for an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy which will start in 2015. 

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Jason Evert reflects on Saint John Paul II and Sharing in the Cross https://onebillionstories.com/jason-evert-reflects-on-john-paul-ii-sharing-in-the-cross/ https://onebillionstories.com/jason-evert-reflects-on-john-paul-ii-sharing-in-the-cross/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18:01:12 +0000 https://onebillionstories.com/?p=24062 Check out Jason Evert’s work with the ChastityProject.com  Special thanks to Light of Jesus Family for allowing OBS to film at the event! Jason Evert returns and muses with OBS-Philippines on the nature of suffering in our lives. Are we merely the sum of our brokenness? Or is there value to our life because of […]

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Check out Jason Evert’s work with the ChastityProject.com 

Special thanks to Light of Jesus Family for allowing OBS to film at the event!

Jason Evert returns and muses with OBS-Philippines on the nature of suffering in our lives. Are we merely the sum of our brokenness? Or is there value to our life because of these sufferings? Jason points to St. John Paul the Great as an exemplary of how sharing in the Cross in our life will help define the greatness of our life.

 

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The Eye of the Storm with Jason Evert https://onebillionstories.com/eye-storm-jason-evert/ https://onebillionstories.com/eye-storm-jason-evert/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:46:15 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23205 Jason Evert sits down with our OBS team in the Philippines, for a reflection on his ‘eye of the storm’ experience, of living in the modern world as a son of God. Throughout Jason’s inspiring story, Saint John Paul the Great has impacted his life, and continues to challenge him to pursue the spiritual life with […]

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Jason Evert

Jason Evert sits down with our OBS team in the Philippines, for a reflection on his ‘eye of the storm’ experience, of living in the modern world as a son of God. Throughout Jason’s inspiring story, Saint John Paul the Great has impacted his life, and continues to challenge him to pursue the spiritual life with vigor. In fact, he shares in the video a story on a little known fact on how many times a day Saint John Paul the Great would visit the adoration chapel. 20 times a day!

Be sure to check out Jason’s new book on Saint John Paul the Great by clicking on the books below. More great stories are in the book.

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Saint John Paul II changed my name and he changed my life https://onebillionstories.com/saint-john-paul-ii-changed-name-changed-life/ https://onebillionstories.com/saint-john-paul-ii-changed-name-changed-life/#respond Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:39:01 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=22201 The post Saint John Paul II changed my name and he changed my life appeared first on One Billion Stories.

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