Gary Zimak is the author of several books, including A Worrier’s Guide To The Bible, From Fear To Faith, Stop Worrying & Start Living and Give Up Worry For Lent. He is a frequent speaker at parishes and conferences across the country and is recognized as the leading Catholic speaker on the topic of overcoming anxiety. In addition, Gary is the Director of Parish Services for Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Church in North Wales, PA, a regular guest on EWTN TV & Radio and was the creator and host of Spirit In The Morning which aired on Holy Spirit Radio in Philadelphia from 2016-2018. His work has appeared in The National Catholic Register, Catholic Digest and Catholic Exchange. Gary resides in South Jersey with his wife Eileen and daughters Mary and Elizabeth.
Most of us know that we should thank God for our blessings each day, but sometimes we don’t feel like it. What can we do? We can either force ourselves to give thanks or we can look for ways to deepen our understanding and gratitude for all that the Lord does for us. This week, Gary will discuss several blessings that don’t occur to most people. Once you hear this list, you’ll find it much easier to give thanks from the heart each day!
Can you imagine being filled with love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control? That’s exactly what can happen when you give the Holy Spirit permission to work in your life. Join Gary as he discusses the fruits of the Holy Spirit and how they can become part of your everyday life!
By taking on a human body, Jesus could only be in one place at a time. After He ascended into heaven, however, the Lord would now be available to anyone who needs Him at any time of the night or day. In addition, His departure would enable Him to send the Holy Spirit to help us live holy and joyful lives. In this episode, we’ll discuss the life-changing gift of the Holy Spirit and what we can do to stir up His power in our lives!
When you pray, do you expect God to hear and answer your prayers? While we obviously believe that prayer has some value (or else we wouldn’t pray), we often get discouraged when the answers don’t come quickly enough. Sometimes we question if God even hears our prayers. This week, we’ll open up the Bible and look at some great examples of expectant prayer. Through these powerful examples, you’ll learn how to keep your eyes on the Lord as you wait for your prayers to be answered!
We often get so distracted with our daily cares and responsibilities that we lose sight of the fact that the risen Jesus is right beside us! This week, we’ll look at how He appeared to several of the Apostles (John 21) as they were fishing. After a frustrating night (they caught nothing), Jesus showed up and everything changed. Just as He did with the dejected Apostles, Jesus comes to us every day in the midst of our ordinary lives and is ready and willing to help. We just have to recognize Him. Let’s discuss how to make it happen!