Word of Mouth from Dr. Venincasa's Office


Finding God is Like, Where's Waldo?

Many of us are familiar with Where’s Waldo. This began as a series of books with pictures of many characters on a page, where Waldo was hidden. Waldo wore a hat and outfit with horizontal red and white stripes. He

Does God exist?

Does God Exist? A Perspective

My conversion experience occurred in 2007. Since then my faith and my efforts towards my Christian Spirituality has grown tremendously. However, there are difficult times still. There are times when doubts enter my mind concerning the existence of God. Thankfully,

Searching, Filling a Void, Faith

What is My Life Missing? What Am I Searching for?

There were many years in my life when I realized I was searching for something. There was a void within me that I could never fill. There was a level of happiness I could never achieve. There was a yearning

Government and Religion

Is Our Government/Society Creating Its Own Religion?

I realize this headline may seem a bit extreme. However, upon pondering over some things this past few years, I do believe this is very quietly, un-noticeably happening in a very casual and attractively-packaged manner. Let’s get right to the

Finding God, Prayer, God within

Does God Reside Within Me?

Prior to 2007, I would have never approached this subject. However, my life changed. On the weekend of March 24, 2007, I had two very clear “God moments.” On that weekend, I knew without question that God existed, that God

Waterfall National Park

How to Pray: an Example

The year of 2007 was a huge transition for me. I did not understand the power of prayer, I did not pray in a meaningful way, I did not sense God’s existence in my daily life, and I truly did

Is Prayer Important

Prayer: Is It Really All That Important?

Prior to 2007, I did not appreciate the value of prayer. At times, I would ask God for things I wanted. However, for the most part, I was not all that prayerful. I did not sense the prayer at Catholic


Does God Protect Us?

Just three days ago, I was driving my son to an area high school at 3:40 am. He needed to meet with buses and vans  at 4 am which were driving the students to College Station, Texas, for a contest. Naturally,