I had always thought that parents like mine and the way I was brought up were common place and that everybody had the same or a similar quality of home and family life. I have amazing parents who did a fantastic job bringing up ten children under challenging and often difficult circumstances. I did not […]
Last week we looked at the essential nature of prayer and demonstrated that without regular prayer it is impossible to achieve spiritual growth, we even risk our very salvation. Nevertheless, establishing a regular and faithful prayer life is still a big challenge for all of us and so the aim of this week’s exhortation is to encourage you take some of the steps necessary […]
It would seem fitting to open this week’s exhortation with a quote from the recently passed Mother Angelica, who in the opinion of Pope Francis has (probably) gone straight to heaven (weekly public audience March 30). Mother Angelica, famous for her wise slogans and holy one-liners once said that ‘if you have a problem […]
To despair is to be without hope. God knows, when we look around our world today there would seem to be on the surface many reasons to despair. Let me count the ways. We could be in despair at the seemingly unstoppable ascendency of radical Islam as it closes in on a corrupt and godless Europe. […]
Jesus Christ is the king of my heart for sure and I’m so truly grateful to Him for bringing this relationship about after all the bother and trouble I’ve caused Him down through the years. Now that His sovereignty has been well and truly established in my heart, I want to share with you one important reason […]
QUESTION :What should matter the most to you?
ANSWER: The salvation of your soul. Please read on.