Christianity is not a system of ethics;
it is a life.
It is not good advice; it is divine adoption.
Being a Christian does not consist in just being kind to the poor, going to Church, singing hymns, or serving on Parish Committees, though it includes all of these.
It is first and foremost a love relationship with Jesus Christ.
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
hugs n’ blessings for all those divinely adopted.
“…that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.”1 Corinthians 15:4
Lent has drawn to an end…
It has not been an easy lent,
but rather – a Holy one.
And I believe many, if not most of us, with all that is going on in the world, can attest to this same feeling.
When was the last time you can remember a lent of suffering – alongside Jesus – such as this?
Our Church, our World, our Community, our Families –
each have experienced a tremendous level of suffering, in one form or another.
Continue reading “…3 days”
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.
In this world you will have trouble.
But take heart!
I have overcome the world!”John 16:33
In many other translations, this verse says, “Take courage!”
Such a beautiful, heartened, rally cry from Jesus to every one of us.
So, what is it that is supposed to embolden us?
Continue reading “the winning team.”