For God is the one who, for his good purpose, works in you both to desire and to work. Do everything without grumbling or questioning (Philippians 2:13-14) Many of us may have all heard the old saying, “Life is tough and then you die.” This is a simple truism. Not a complaint, mind you, but
As a member of the laity I acknowledge that many of us have not lived up to our responsibilities as Catholics to hold up and adhere to the faith. Many of us have fallen to the darkness of the current culture and given into its desire for pleasure above truth. Our failings have caused the
Because of wickedness, cast them forth, In anger put down the peoples, O God! (Psalm 56:7) The title of this post is intentionally provocative. We have come to a time in the storm of our lives that we must recognize the signs around us. To this end, I pose the question: Is the west in
The delight of a child’s laughter brings joy and hope into the world. That childlike love and innocence give us a guide to the love that our Father in Heaven asks of us all – an unconditional love that lights up the world. Lord, grant us the grace to live a life of childlike love!