FORGING OUR PERSONALITY WITH THAT OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.


FORGING OUR PERSONALITY WITH THAT OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST. The task of building character The action of grace in souls goes hand in hand with growth in human maturity, with perfecting our character. So while cultivating the supernatural virtues, a Christian who seeks holiness will strive to attain the ways of acting and thinking…

HOW DO WE BECOME MORE LIKE CHRIST?


HOW DO WE BECOME MORE LIKE CHRIST? How can we become more like Christ? Where can we see what He is like? The Catechism says that “the Beatitudes depict the countenance of Jesus Christ and portray his charity.”[27] These Gospel teachings show us our Lord’s portrait, his face revealing the Father’s compassionate love for all men…

MAY WE BE OTHER “CHRISTS,” “CHRIST HIMSELF” TO OTHERS.


MAY WE BE OTHER “CHRISTS,” “CHRIST HIMSELF” TO OTHERS.   Yes, all of us Christians, by virtue of our baptism, have received His grace which incorporated into Christ, and called to follow and imitate Him in the virtues he lived and taught, so as to be His living instruments of His love, mercy, compassion, kindness…towards…

LORD JESUS, MAY I IMITATE YOU IN ALL THAT I DO!


LORD JESUS, MAY I IMITATE YOU IN ALL THAT I DO! Holiness consists in identifying ourselves with Our Lord Jesus Christ with the help of the Holy Spirit and our daily correspondence to live the virtues Our Lord lived and taught during His Life on earth. As St. Josemaria wrote: ” in intentions, may Jesus…

BE LIKE CHRIST: THE GOAL OF OUR CHRISTIAN VOCATION.


BE LIKE CHRIST: THE GOAL OF OUR CHRISTIAN VOCATION. “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ,” St Paul urges us. And St John Chrysostom comments: “We say of two friends that one has ‘put on’ the other when there is great love and understanding between them, to the extent that one even takes on the appearance…

JESUS, MAY I ALWAYS WANT WHAT YOU WANT.


JESUS, MAY I ALWAYS WANT WHAT YOU WANT. Loving God entails identifying our will with His Most Divine Will. May we want what He wants in everyting even if it might cost us our wealth, honor, material possessions…life. For this to be a reality, we need to deny ourselves many times during the day to…

WANT TO FALL IN LOVE WITH JESUS? DEAL WITH HIS SACRED HUMANITY!


WANT TO FALL IN LOVE WITH JESUS? DEAL WITH HIS SACRED HUMANITY! “Jesus as a child and as an adolescent. I love to picture you like this, Lord, because I somehow pluck up more courage. I love to see you as a tiny, almost helpless babe. It makes me feel you need me (St. Josemaria,…

“LORD, RESCUE ME FROM MYSELF (St. Josemaria).”


“LORD, RESCUE ME FROM MYSELF (St. Josemaria).” Dear brethren in Christ, our life till the end will be a struggle to correspond to God’s grace so that He could work and form the image of Jesus Christ in our soul, in our life. We need to ask His indispensable help to overcome our worst enemy:…