Need a job? Well, there’s absolutely unemployment in the Kingdom of God – it actually has negative zero unemployment. Everyone is already hired; just not everyone has showed up to work yet. You’ve probably heard it said that God doesn’t hire the qualified, he qualifies the call. What that means is that responding to your call to be missionaries of the God’s love is a cooperative venture with you and God, working together – Him in you, with you, and through you – empowering you to give His love away.Read more ›
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Life is tough sometimes and full of troubles, and it doesn’t take many years after our birth to figure that out. The Bible of full of stories of people who went through something and only with the help of God’s grace got through it. I have never met anyone who woke up in the morning and prayed to God that He would bring suffering upon them this day. Even people who know full well that St. Paul often wrote about the benefits and necessity of suffering in this life, do not go out of their way to find it. But it comes none the less, usually unexpected; but when it comes what do we do with it?Read more ›
It’s been popular for I don’t know how long for people to use the thirty-first chapter of Proverbs as a Biblical template for a man’s ideal image of an earthly wife and, as such, it has been subtitled in most Bibles. And perhaps some good fruit can be gleaned from it for that purpose, but let us not take this chapter out of context by completely extracting it out of the book in which it was written.Read more ›
Today is The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity on the liturgical calendar, and really special day this year because it falls on Father’s Day in the United States. I find myself in deep contemplation about the mystery of the Holy Trinity this morning, because [...]Read more ›
In the wake of the controversy that surrounded St. Cecilia Catholic Church deciding to host a Mass in commemoration of Boston Pride 2011, an annual month long pageantry and celebration of all that is lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley wrote a [...]Read more ›
Easter is the culmination of the particular event.. Let us not miss the central point of God entering His creation by becoming fully part of His creation, even to the point of dying at the hands of those He made. An excerpt from Chapter Seventeen (‘The Fifteenth Didactic Mystery’) of my book Cooperating with God: Life with the CrossRead more ›
Only you know your relationship with Jesus, so do not accept the judgment of anyone who is basing it off of your external gestures and appearance; for, God sees your heart and man cannot. And don’t be ashamed, scandalized, or embarrassed to receive it in the hand just because you heard that it isn’t proper.Read more ›