"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe." — St. Augustine

What Gospel Do You Believe?

If you believe what you like in the Gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.  

St. Augustine

Are You Causing Him Pain?

Oh, how painful it is to Me that souls so seldom unite themselves with me in Holy Communion. I wait for souls, and they are indifferent toward Me. I love them tenderly and sincerely, and they distrust Me. I want to lavish My graces on them and they do not want to accept them.  They treat Me as a dead object, whereas My Heart is full of love and mercy.

(Jesus to St. Maria Faustina Kowalska)

The One Unique Gift God Seeks From Each of Us

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No matter what we do, unless we do it in the love of God, it profits us nothing.  God wants our love, He will be satisfied with nothing else…The love of our hearts is something unique, something no one else can give Him...

(Father M. Eugene Boylan)

What Is The Greatest Suffering?

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If you love, you will suffer.  The only way to protect yourself against suffering is to protect against love – and that is the greatest suffering of all, loneliness.

Dr. Peter Kreeft

Now Here Is Something to Chew On

(Image source: Wikimedia Commons ) The reason why we find life so hard, mortification so difficult, and why we are incl...