Quote on the Quest for Holiness

Draw always from Christ, the inexhaustible wellspring; strengthen your faith by attending to your spiritual formation, to personal and communitarian prayer, and to the liturgy. [...] Advance with determination along the path of holiness; do not rest content with a mediocre Christian life, but let your affiliation serve as a stimulus, above all for you yourselves, to an ever greater love of Jesus Christ.-Pope Francis, Homily on May 5, 2013, at Mass on the Occasion of the Day of … [Read more...]

I Am Not a Nice Person

In fact, I am mean.When I go to the food store, I think mean things about many of the complete strangers I encounter there.  If I'm not pregnant, and I've just had a cup of coffee, I am very good at not sharing any of these mean thoughts.  On good days, I may even think some nice thoughts.  But on bad days, I not only think mean things, I find a way to say them.  Sometimes it's just a nasty tone or a sarcastic comment, but on really bad days, it's much worse.  And I may not even feel badly ab … [Read more...]