Jesus H. Christ (Photo credit: angelofsweetbitter2009) "I give you a new commandment: Love one another as I have loved you." (John 13:34) Jesus, after washing the feet of His friends, gave the commandment to love one another as he has loved us, that, my friends, is a hard commandment. The love of Jesus is … Continue reading Did Jesus set us up for Failure?
Quiet: A Lenten Reflection
“Teach me, and I will be quiet; show me where I have been wrong. Job 6:23-25 (NIV) This past weekend I attended a silent retreat offered by Miles Christi religious order of Brothers and Priest. This was the first silent retreat I have ever been on, and anyone that knows me, knows I love to … Continue reading Quiet: A Lenten Reflection
Can Humans ever be perfect?
Image via Wikipedia Change Your Life I think it is ok to allow yourself to make mistakes. Making them often helps teach us what is right. Trying to be perfect leads to perfectionism which most people agree is not healthy. Leading a narrow existence also leaves our experience of life emptier then if we … Continue reading Can Humans ever be perfect?
Love becoming Loving
Image via Wikipedia I am sure as Catholics you have heard the phrase “Offer it up” as in offer up all your pain and suffering to Jesus. I know I have heard it and to me it often sounds like “Suck it up” a phrase we often times tell our kids when they get hut … Continue reading Love becoming Loving
It is the small things that we do that will have the greatest effect on others. The Gospel story from this past weekend proved that: Gospel Jn 6:1-15 Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee. A large crowd followed him, because they saw the signs he was performing on the sick. Jesus went up on … Continue reading That Boy