thoughts by Francis Frangipane

The Gift of Discernment

The Gift of Discernment

If we will serve with true discernment, our perception must be renewed until we see life through the eyes of Christ the Redeemer. To Discern, You Cannot Judge We will never possess mature, ongoing discernment until we crucify our instincts to judge. Realistically, for most of us, this may take an extended, focused season of…

Love Just One

Love Just One

“for some, to love others as Christ has loved us remains an ideal too far to reach. Therefore let’s start small and bring this task closer to home….love just one person” True spiritual discernment comes from knowing the mind of Christ. Let me make this quest as practical as possible: if we would know the…

Perfectly Weak

Perfectly Weak

Consider this: the Lord took a self-assured world leader and reduced his opinion of himself until he possessed no confidence. And it was in this state of mind that God decided to use him. Moses was now qualified to lead  “But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the…