"Holiness begins from Christ; and Christ is its cause. For no act conducive to salvation can be performed unless it proceeds from Him as from its supernatural source." Jesus says: "Without me, you can do nothing." -Pope Pius XII I was watching a short film the other day called The Butterfly Circus, it was a … Continue reading Preserve Me From Grace
By: Christine Elizabeth One of my favorite Bible verses has always been from 1 Corinthians 13:13-“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” Why is it my favorite? Well, it highlights love as the greatest Theological virtue. Also, who doesn’t love love? Haha. Love is a beautiful thing, but … Continue reading The Bridge of Love That You Are!
There are many ways to say the same thing in the English language. It is a never ending vocabulary of similarities. The word good, for instance, can be expressed in various ways depending on its context, great, awesome, wonderful, excellent, etc. and indifference is no exception. The phrase holy indifference does not simply mean I … Continue reading Holy Indifference is the Amen to Purity of Heart.
Manifestation of the Heart The inevitable call to love resounds in the heart of every human person who is capable of loving. This excludes no one. It is the desire to come out of oneself in order to give of oneself. It is the desire to be filled to the brim with perfect joy. This … Continue reading Manifestation of the Heart
"we can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can- namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us." - St. Teresa of Avila Peace and clarity in life are not always united. But peace can often confirm a sense of clarity. Is this from God or is it from me? Life … Continue reading Peace and Clarity Are Not Always Two Peas In a Pod
By: Leticia Cruz “. . . And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted (and you yourself a sword will pierce) so that the thoughts of many hearts may be … Continue reading The Child on the Cross
One Heart Full of Love By: Mother Teresa of Calcutta Edited by: Jose Luis Gonzalez Balado Published: August 1st, 1988 It has NEVER been my custom to publish a post that is simply one large quotation from another author but this post is an exception. Mother Teresa shared numerous words of wisdom during her lifetime … Continue reading One Heart Full of Love
En el cumplimiento de sus deberes, que sus intenciones sean tan puras que rechacen de sus acciones cualquier otro motivo que la gloria de Dios y la salvación de las almas. San Juan Pablo II Muy a menudo Buscamos entender lo que "la voluntad de Dios es para nosotros", nos preguntamos "¿Cuál es mi vocación?". Deseamos … Continue reading Misión Antes De Vocación
Photo by Nick Belt "If someone surrenders himself entirely to God resolving to doanything for Him, the Lord will protect that person from deception."-Brother Lawrence What if we took steps in life with the heart of a child? with no futuresteps laid out except the one in front of us. Kind of like a child … Continue reading Surrender to the Unknown
Hace poco leí un libro llamado In the Face of Darkness, por la hermana Timothy Marie Kennedy, O.C.D. y llegué al capítulo 6 donde leí esta cita, "entre Jesús y el alma fluye una corriente que nadie ve y un diálogo que nadie oye". Entonces pensé: "si nadie ve la corriente que fluye entre tú y … Continue reading Perfecta Caridad