“We are not all born at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later… Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth.”
If only all of life’s little surprises looked like this… Real suffering exists in this world. Let us not forget. To whom much is given, much is expected in return. …may our lives bring comfort and joy to those who suffer…
God does not desire that we cut off our hands, nor that we poke out our eyes. Rather, God implores us to keep our hands from clutching to evil, and to keep our eyes turned away from temptation. (From the homily this morning.) Lord have mercy.
Little does she know he has cards and gifts for her, letters he’s written to her with no hope that she’ll ever read them… He thinks of her every day- and she remembers him . . . Likely as just a passed memory…
My life. This life. Your life, at times. Maybe now? May we always be moving toward the Light… The Light of Christ.
Yes, he cares what she has to say. Very much so. He is praying for her, always. In her struggles, she is not alone. No matter how she feels, she can turn to him. Please remember, He didn’t change. He is still here, just like he always has been. He too feels many of the same things she is feeling…. Read more »
She feels like this: He feels like this: May she see that what looks like a barren forest is actually life amidst beautiful flowers of hope, if only she looks skyward… May he see that the train, though moving oh so slowly, is moving somewhere… And someday he will exit that train…
“The one who desires life, to love and see good days, Must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit. “He must turn away from evil and do good; He must seek peace and pursue it. “For the eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous, And His ears attend to their prayer, But the face of… Read more »
Here’s a fun and very easy way to bring some more meaning into your life- to help you stay focused throughout the day on things that matter to you. Here goes! Let certain times throughout the day remind you of things you’d like to be reminded about. Many of you may already know of a couple of these. 11:11 (when… Read more »
This might surprise some of you, but guys appreciate it when a girl is willing to speak about her life, when she opens up to him, sharing her daily experiences, keeping him in her life’s loop. It’s these sorts of things that he looks forward to hearing about. He loves to learn of her thoughts and feelings, her highlights and,… Read more »