August 28, 2017

From Fr. Zacharias (Remember Thy First Love):  "In Paradise, God so revealed himself to man that the mere sight of his Creator inspired him to imitate God's virtues and His way of being.  But because Adam fell, God, wanting to restore him, made the heart of man His tar...

August 20, 2017

Here is another quote from Fr. Zacharias' book, "RememberThy First Love.."  

     "Our entire  struggle in this life is aimed at discovering our 'deep heart' , because that is the place where God manifests Himself.  Above all, we aim to uproot the passion of pride, beca...

August 14, 2017

(Another quote from Fr. Zacharias' book, "Remember Thy First Love") :

     "Elder Sophrony sometimes likened the spiritual  life to a sphere: whatever point of it we touch puts us into contact with the whole. Just as a connection to the main supply will release a full f...

August 11, 2017

Just in case you might think I put too much emphasis on the primacy of love for any Catholic wanting to be "a good Catholic", here is a little piece from Fr. Zacharias quoting the Epistle of James  (from "Remember Thy First Love") :  Some "might claim that it is enough...

August 3, 2017

In Matt. 5 , we see that flavorless salt and hidden light won't flavor or reveal much.  A Catholic living by Jesus "trail rules" does not just keep repeating that he agrees with the rules.  LIVING  as Jesus teaches is what  builds his solid spiritual house that everyon...

August 1, 2017

Hiking in Arizona takes planning - before doing.  Trail maps,  maybe a guide, supplies, water, good hiking boots, and more.  In the spiritual life we need the same preparation.  Jesus said he not only knows the "trail" home to the Father's house but IS the way home.  C...

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