Monthly Archives: May 2012

Yet another signpost

Mystical truths seem as riddles when you first hear them. Once you later are allowed to understand them, you realize all at once that these “riddles” correspond to the deepest mode of reality and are what they first claimed to … Continue reading

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Feel honored, even if it seems odd

If God sends you trials and burdens in which you have no choice but to bear them patiently with love or else break faith with God, be flattered. God thinks highly of you. He has privileged you with the opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in Beatitudes, Counsel, Fortitude (Courage), Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Grace, Love, Mourning, Persecuted for the sake of Righteousness, Piety (Fidelity), Pure of Heart, Purification, Suffering, The Meek, Theological Virtues, Wisdom | Tagged | Leave a comment

Setting things right

Only Christ can heal the breach between us and God. And only Christ can heal the breach between each of us, between one another. If we do not meet in Christ, we do not in any meaningful sense meet at … Continue reading

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The truth can be tricky

You may be living your truth, hanging onto things, things like old injuries, and breathing the foul air that comes with that. And if that is what you want and need, just realize there is a bigger truth you are … Continue reading

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The source of your pain

Nothing hurts quite like the self-inflicted pain of your own selfishness. What makes this worse is that you’re largely unaware of it until you notice the difference after you have overcome the selfishness that was causing or enhancing your pain. … Continue reading

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