Day 175 - Why does the Church require priests and bishops to live a celibate life? Why does the Church require priests and bishops to live a celibate life? Jesus lived as a celibate and in this way intended to show his undivided love for God the Father. To follow Jesus' way of life and … Continue reading Teaching From The Catechism of The catholic Church
My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so. … Continue reading Jesus I Trust In You
Chapter 10 – Proverbs 27:17 – How Do We Sharpen Each Other “As iron sharpens iron, so man sharpens his fellow man” – Proverbs 27:17 This is one of my favorite Bible quotes and I learned it from my http://www.thekingsmen.org brothers. It is their official bible quote and used on all of their merchandise. I … Continue reading The Church Sharpens Us!
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Chapter 9 – Widowed – Luke 21:1-4 This Bible passage about the widow’s mite, has more to do with detachment from material possession and putting complete trust in God in all things, than actually what it means to be a widow, or does it? I also cannot speak to being a widow or widower, but … Continue reading How About If I am Widowed?
Chapter 8 – Divorced or Separated – Acts 7:60 Lonely! Me too. You may be surrounded by many family members and friends who care about you but you still feel lonely. Why isn’t our relationship with Jesus enough to fill our emptiness? It should be, right? I still ask myself that question. I also feel … Continue reading If You Are Divorced Or Separated…
Chapter 7 – Acceptance and Moving Forward – Exodus 3:14 So, we have experienced shock, denial, anger, bitterness, guilt, depression, healing and holiness; how do we accept our situation and move forward? It’s not easy. It was not easy for me and as I said earlier these stages do not have seemless transitions whereby we … Continue reading Acceptance and Moving Forward, Even If “Pain” Persists
Chapter 6 – Healing and Holiness – Luke 1:46 “Be Holy as I am Holy” says the Lord. You and I can heal through holiness. Holiness is not a one time thing, it’s an all the time thing. This doesn’t mean you will never stumble or sin. Why did Jesus give us the Sacrament of … Continue reading Healing and Holiness
Chapter 5 – Depression – Corinthians 5:20 Depression is a serious medical illness; it is not something that you have made up in your head. This definition comes to us from http://www.nimh.nih.gov. Depression may be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us feel this way at one … Continue reading Depression, You Are Not Alone, Ideas to Manage and Thrive
Chapter 3 – Anger and Bitterness – Philippians 4:13 Philippians 4:13 tells us “We can do all things through He (Jesus Christ) who strengthens us. When it comes to anger and bitterness we can use all the help we can get. Don’t go it alone. Own it, admit it, ask for God’s help and nail … Continue reading How Does One Deal With Anger and Bitterness