When I was a 13-year-old teenager in Catholic high school we were taken on a day retreat to a place called Mount Olivers. It's a convent on the outskirts of my town. The priest was a country lad, and he had big ears that stuck out which made him look like a football cup. With … Continue reading Do You Ever Trust Anyone?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay This morning as I prayed my Jesus prayer from the bed, I struggled to find peace in the prayer. I suddenly had the thought, "Pray not for peace, but for a relationship with the Lord." I understood that many times we come to the Lord asking for stuff. These material … Continue reading Pray For A Relationship With The Lord
What happens when you want a new look? You go into your wardrobe, take all of yesterdays clothes hanging there and get rid of them, right? Same thing when seeking out a new way of life. In you go to your list of friends and relations and sever the relationship. You may not be able … Continue reading Bad Company Can Destroy An Individual
I've been witness to many relationships throughout the years that have had no God in them and have lasted longer than marriages grounded in the Church. Why, then, would I choose to make such a claim in the headline of todays blog post? I guess it's because in the majority of cases, a relationship that … Continue reading Relationships Without God Rarely Work Out
Kiera sleeps beside me as I take a nap. I bought a new puppy recently. I've had her now about four months and I'm currently in the process of training and building trust with her. As I'm training her, I've recognized a lot about the importance of a dog trusting its owner. I saw in … Continue reading To Live A True Life In God We Must Trust Him
Photo by Antenna on Unsplash I avoid people that are not compatible with my way of life, if I can help it. I can't avoid the world because to do so would mean I'd have to go live in a cave or something. What I try to do is not to allow myself become too … Continue reading We Don’t Have To Sit Down And Eat With Sinners
Image by Free-Photos from PixabayNote:This is not a picture of the woman spoken of and is being used for the artistic purpose of the article Who was she and what has she become? We will reveal more about that later. I want you to get to know the person without having revealed her name or … Continue reading The Spiritual Journey Of The Greek Blonde
Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay Admonishing the sinner is seen as a spiritual work of mercy, but sometimes it can be seen as no easy task. Unless you've got the stomach for it, going around admonishing people for their behaviour (provided you are not engaged in it yourself) will make you lose many newcomers … Continue reading Knowing When To Admonish Someone
Long before I was Christian, when I was 17/18 years old, I had some friends like everyone would at such an age. I use to take great pleasure in testing them, to see what they're really made of. You can only imagine then, when the Lord brought me back to the Church in my early … Continue reading Test Your Friends And Find Out Who They Really Are
Our wedding was marked with the undeserved gift of much persecution. Everyone was against these two people who met on the internet from tying the knot.