We are issued a challenge by Paul and Jesus today, to become perfect as Jesus is perfect. The perfection I am speaking of is spiritual perfection; imitating Jesus to the best of our abilities. We need to grow our good self, to become our better self...until we can achieve our best possible self.
"Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb, through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river is the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, producing its fruit each month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. They will see his face." (Revelation 22:1-4)
Brief and contemporary inspiration focused on hope and family prayer will be delivered to your inbox! Articles include live video, written word, and links to resources that will lead you and your family deeper into faith.
Two monks lived in a cave for over ten years. One day, one of them proposed, "Let’s do what the world does." "What does the world do?", asked the second. "Well, they quarrel," said the first. "So, how do we begin a quarrel?" asked the second monk.
The Holy Spirit uses saints, authors, and kin to teach Caitlan Rangel how God desires us to grow in holiness through His gift of wisdom.
Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is significant for family unity. Like the other Catholic families in our area, our family believed that enthroning the image of the Sacred Heart in our home would bring unity, grace, and love to the family by encouraging them to imitate Christ. So, part of the housewarming ritual is to enthrone the Sacred Heart image. There is an interesting history behind this ritual...
The love of God is at the Heart of all things. Certainly Love is at the center of family life and it is love that makes human life and family life worth living. Since God is pure Love and the heart is the icon of both human and Divine love, the Sacred Heart of Jesus occupies a privileged space, second to none, in the life of the Christian person and family.