STRIVE TO PLEASE GOD IN EVERYTHING.

STRIVE TO PLEASE GOD IN EVERYTHING. “Grant, Almighty God, that with our thoughts always on the things of the Spirit, we may please you in all that we say and do.” Collect prayer, 7th Sunday O.T. Jesus spent his whole life on earth fulfilling God’s will. My food, he told his disciples, is to do…

THE FIRST STEP TO HOLINESS? TO WANT IT.

THE FIRST STEP TO HOLINESS? TO WANT IT! “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, just as he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before him in love….

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…

GOD CALLS US TO CONVERSION. LET US RETURN TO HIM.

GOD CALLS US TO CONVERSION. LET US RETURN TO HIM.   God desires the conversion of sinners-our conversion- and promises life to those who turn their back from their evil ways. As the prophet Ezechiel 18:21-28 recounts:   “Thus says the Lord God: If the wicked man turns away from all the sins he committed,…