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What are you aiming for?

Are you aiming for purgatory or heaven? If you are aiming for purgatory, you are a fool. God desires you to be a saint, He desires union with you here and now. He can and will make you a saint if you would only yield to His work in you. —Dan Burke, in an email […]

Wounds Healed or Wounds Glorified

God heals some wounds; others, like the wounds of Jesus that were still vivid and open after his Resurrection, God glorifies. —from Gay and Catholic by Eve Tushnet, Ch. 4: Lather, Rinse, Repent

Adoration Prayer

O Lord, thank you for this hour of Eucharistic devotion. It comes as a time of peace, recollection, and healing. How privileged I am to spend an hour with you! It makes me feel like the apostles and the disciples who were able to speak quietly with you along the road, perhaps sitting under a […]

You don’t have to take the broken road…

If you’re scared that you don’t matter If you’re lost and need to be found If you’re looking for a Savior All you gotta do is turn around No one listens to you anymore And your heart has broken down, you don’t need to move Love has come to you, all you gotta do is […]

Sin vs. Wrongdoing

But they pointed out that sin was actually a much more hopeful concept than simple wrongdoing. Wrongdoing implies no particular narrative, whereas sin comes from a religious tradition that insists on the possibility of redemption. Far from implying an indelible stain, sin implies the possibility of salvation. —from Gay and Catholic by Eve Tushnet, Ch. […]

O Happy Fault

—Fortunate Fall by Audrey Assad from the album Fortunate Fall

Mother Teresa, J.R.R. Tokien, and G.K. Chesterton walk into an Adoration Chapel

I make a Holy Hour each day in the presence of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. All my sisters of the Missionaries of Charity make a daily Holy Hour as well, because we find that through our daily Holy Hour our love for Jesus becomes more intimate, our love for each other more understanding, and […]