Step 3: The Love of God I love You! If we were to put a face on God's love what would it look like? -Jesus! If we were to give it characteristics , what would they look like? -kindness, patience, joy, truth, hope, charity, faith, endurance; VIRTUES! and since we were created to be mirror images of God the … Continue reading Sinners Anonymous: 12 Steps to Holiness
STEP 2: HOPE "How I thirst for Heaven-that blessed habitation where our love for Jesus will have no limit!" St. Therese What is my purpose in life? When I open my eyes at the break of dawn (or before) what is it that motivates, inspires, inclines me to rise out of bed and begin a new … Continue reading Sinners Anonymous: 12 steps to Holiness
STEP 1: FAITH! To believe or not to believe, that is the question! Generally speaking, to believe means *"to accept something as true, genuine, or real." In every respect this is accurately defined. I would not consider asking myself, for example, if the person standing in front of me exists; I might chuckle at the absurd question and quickly conclude that he … Continue reading Sinners Anonymous: 12 steps to holiness
In the fulfillment of your duties, let your intentions be so pure that you reject from your actions any other motive than the glory of God and the salvation of souls. St. Pope John Paul II Very often we seek to understand what "God's Will is for us", we ask ourselves "what is my vocation?". We ardently … Continue reading MISSION before VOCATION
"I live, now not I, but Christ liveth in me" (Gal 2:20) "I live"- To live is to have being, and to have being we must come to be, this coming to be suggests we were created, and this leads to a Creator, and thus, his Omnipotence over all of creation. God as giver and sustainer of all life, also provided its essential purpose. This essence refers … Continue reading Life In Christ!