We were driving along, having a pleasant road trip, excited to see good friends in just a few hours when a "disturbance" occurred. It was an opportunity to swap our weaknesses for God's grace.
I allow myself time to feel the negative (but valid) human emotions that pop up in reaction to frustrating circumstances; then I choose grace instead
Jesus tells his disciples, “be perfect, just as my Heavenly Father is perfect....” Blindly, I once thought this was a call to never err... I thought Jesus didn't want me to make mistakes. I was wrong... the Heavenly Father is perfect because he is love. This is a call to perfection is a call to be perfect in love… in all that we do. It is in love (the person and the action) that our sanctity lies.
An analogy by Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN. According to this hilarious and holy nun, there are 3 types of Catholics: the sinner, the good person, and the saint. They have many things in common, but one thing is for certain... every single one of them falls into "the mud puddle" of sin. What sets... Continue Reading →