Catholic Convert, Speaker, Evangelist

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My Soul Thirsts for You

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.

 O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;
    my soul thirsts for you;
my flesh faints for you,
    as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary,
    beholding your power and glory.
Because your steadfast love is better than life,
    my lips will praise you.
So I will bless you as long as I live;
    in your name I will lift up my hands.

Deborah K

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Holy Spirit come and set our hearts on fire with your love!

It's not merely doing holy things that produces holiness! It's simply trusting a Holy God! Do you realize that God is not only nearer than you are to yourself, but that He also knows you better than you know yourself? And He loves you better than you love yourself! When I accept this, I begin to love His will. When I begin to love His will as I love my own, I begin to desire it, to trust His will, and to allow my will to be united with His.  This then becomes holiness.  BH

About Barbara

Barbara grew up on the West Coast, and as a student, had a life changing encounter with the love of Christ. She crossed the country to Ashland, Virginia where she learned a life of prayer, worship, and devotion at an international ministry community. Her hands-on training ...

Speaker, Evangelist

Barbara's passion for Christ and her Catholic faith is contagious. She has a calling to guide people into an intimate relationship with God.

A seasoned speaker and retreat director, she speaks on a variety of subjects including ...

Greater Glory Travel

Barbara is a seasoned tour guide and has conducted pilgrimages and spiritual journeys throughout the Mideast and Holy Land.

 

Recent Posts

Forward

By Barbara Heil | February 23, 2017

Have you been tempted to slow down or even put your journey of perfect obedience on hold because someone doesn’t understand or accept your call and purpose? Jesus was mourning over Jerusalem because she would not allow Him to gather her to Himself, but even so He determined to press on, “today, tomorrow and the…

Loving His Will

By Barbara Heil | February 23, 2017

It’s not merely doing holy things that produces holiness! It’s simply trusting a Holy God! Do you realize that God is not only nearer than you are to yourself, but that He also knows you better than you know yourself? And He loves you better than you love yourself! When I accept this, I begin…

Just do it

By Barbara Heil | February 23, 2017

Why are you seeking more knowledge? It’s not mere knowledge you need, but the “knowing” that comes from have done the thing! Fulfillment will ONLY be found in taking the risk of following where He has already called you. Maybe it is not another revelation, or more education, or edification, that you need. But courage…

What’s on your mind?

By Barbara Heil | February 23, 2017

  What’s on your mind? Your ability to discern what God is saying, the way God is moving, and where He is calling you to follow Him, is the most important Gift the Holy Spirit can give you! Many are sleep walking, or confused! Where have your thoughts been? What has preoccupied your heart and…

Seek the Kingdom

By Barbara Heil | February 23, 2017

Have you been asking for something you don’t need? Sometimes we fall into the trap of praying for more when we didn’t manage less! It’s not about what you dont have, it’s about where you put your priorities and what you focus on. Too many of us are scattered across too many things and not…

Time for refocus!

By Barbara Heil | February 23, 2017

Remember, the enemy can’t destroy your purpose! He can only attempt to distract you to try and steer you off course! One of his main tactics is to get you to focus on the negative, on the storms, so that you forget to contemplate on the GREATNESS of God! It’s not obstacles that keep us…

Let it go!

By Barbara Heil | June 21, 2016

Whoever they are and whatever they did, it’s not worth it to allow your history to abort your destiny! If you keep taking in offense, it will damage your attitude, and the person God desires you to be will continue to corrode from the toxicity of the buildup of the things that have happened to…

I believe in the Holy Spirit!

By Barbara Heil | June 21, 2016

  The following are notes from a recent Seminar on the Holy Spirit: Holy Spirit There are few things more misunderstood than the baptism of the Holy Spirit and the accompanying gifts. Many have gone through their church’s sacraments and teachings and think that’s all there is to their religious experience.  Because for some, so…

The Notebook

By Barbara Heil | February 2, 2016

Not too long ago I was given a simple spiral notebook by a very good friend. It was given to me to journal my thoughts during Lent. When the day came for me to open the notebook and begin my entries, I was amazed that this person had taken the time and energy to label…

My Sheep Know My Voice

By Barbara Heil | January 2, 2016

One Spring I went to visit a rancher who wanted to show me his new lambs. After we inspected the new lambs, we went to see part of his larger herd of sheep. I was fascinated as the rancher whistled and I watched every head perk up at attention. Then simultaneously they began moving toward…