LORD, MAY WE LIVE AS LITTLE CHILDREN IN YOUR PRESENCE.


LORD, MAY WE LIVE AS LITTLE CHILDREN IN YOUR PRESENCE. “Before God, who is eternal, you are a smaller child than, in your sight, a two-year old toddler. And besides being a child, you are a child of God. Don’t forget it. Being so small, we should always approach God as little children: Truly, I…

SPIRITUAL CHILDHOOD: RECEIVE THE KINGDOM OF GOD LIKE A CHILD.


RECEIVE THE KINGDOM OF GOD LIKE A CHILD. “And they were bringing children to him, that he might touch them; and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it he was indignant, and said to them, Let the children come to me, do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of God….

THE RESOURCEFUL KID…


THE RESOURCEFUL KID… who found a way to steal a kiss and an embrace from the Pope! Kids are imaginative and resourceful…and this one just got the most memorable moment of his childhood captured by the lens and bound to be remembered throughout his lifetime. The advantages of being little, not only in worldy affairs…

GOD’S TENDERNESS, POPE FRANCIS, AND SPIRITUAL CHILDHOOD. 


GOD’S TENDERNESS EMBODIED IN POPE FRANCIS, CHRIST’S VICAR ON EARTH. As I contemplate these pictures, I am reminded of Our Lord’s words “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs (Mt 19:14),” and couldn’t help but thank God…

BEATITUDES 1: WHAT DOES “POOR IN SPIRIT” MEAN?


BEATITUDES 1: WHAT DOES “POOR IN SPIRIT” MEAN? The Commentary to the Gospel of St. Matthew (Navarre Bible) explains that:  “This text outlines the connection between poverty and the soul. This religious concept of poverty was deeply rooted in the Old Testament (cf., for example, Zeph 2:311). It was more to do with a RELIGIOUS…

MOTHER! CALL HER AND SHE WILL HELP YOU!


MOTHER! CALL HER AND SHE WILL HELP YOU!   “Mother! Call her again and again. She is listening, she sees you in danger perhaps, and with her Son’s grace she, your holy Mother Mary, offers you the refuge of her arms, the tenderness of her embrace. Call her, and you will find yourself with added…

WHAT DOES A LITTLE CHILD DO WHEN HE FINDS HIMSELF IN DANGER?


WHAT DOES A LITTLE CHILD DO WHEN HE FINDS HIMSELF IN DANGER? He usually calls his mother for help, runs towards her and perhaps hides himself behind her skirt. We are all children, sons and daughters of Mary for through her we have been born to the life of Christ, a life of grace. Let…