Monthly Archives: October 2013

Indifference

Indifference in a garden results in a garden overran with weeds.  Indifference towards a family member or friend results in a broken or impaired relationship.  Spiritual indifference results in a lost soul.  The products of spiritual indifference are a lack … Continue reading

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To Dewfall

The Eucharistic prayers of mass contain many beautiful phrases.  One of my favorite is, “Make holy, therefore, these gifts, we pray, by sending down your Spirit upon them like dewfall, so they may become for us the Body and Blood … Continue reading

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To a Healthy Heart

We are constantly reminded about the importance of diet and exercise in maintaining a physically healthy heart.  Little is said about maintaining a spiritually healthy heart.  Our physical health is dependent upon our heart’s ability to supply blood and oxygen.  … Continue reading

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Call

Some believe God is has little, if any, interest in man.  This is not the God of the Old and New Testaments.   God incessantly longs to be with us.  “When you call me, when you go to pray to me, … Continue reading

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Lord, I Am Not Worthy

“Lord, I am not worthy” can be spoken with great faith and hope or with distrust and despair. We are all sinners and unworthy to have our Lord under our roof.  Yet, in our unworthiness and sinfulness Christ offered Himself … Continue reading

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To Knowledge of God

God is omnipotent. He knows everything about us, and wants us to know Him as He knows us. God has taken us as His spouse.  He wants us to know Him intimately as a spouse, not as someone invoked when … Continue reading

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St. Thérèse of Lisieux on Littleness

Littleness is what St. Thérèse desired with all heart.  She saw littleness as a way to spiritual childhood, a pathway to heaven, for “unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 18:3). … Continue reading

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