Archbishop Sheen writes: "People living in filth rarely realise how filthy filth is. People living in sin generally do not understand how hideous sin is. It has the terrible property that the more we experience it, the less we know about it. We identify with it so closely that we do not perceive the depth of our humiliation or the height from which we have fallen."
A few excerpts from my second ebook "Dare to Create the Life You Want".
The Lord is my shepherd, I don't really lack anything, but I want to grow. And what does that mean in practice? My development is learning languages by 'surrounding' myself with them; it is writing posts for my blogs (including my main blog: daretolive.blog); it is also talking to people who are mature and know from the practice of life how to live in order to be and feel happy every day.
The life and words of Jesus Christ in the Gospel are a great gift to us humans. If we believe in God in the Trinity and in Jesus our Redeemer, this faith empowers us to follow Jesus, to listen to Him and to live according to His teachings.
Today I would like to share some quotes from the book written by Thomas A Kempis; the title of this book is "Imitation of Christ". Several of the cautions are from Book One.
(La fe en Dios y en su providencia) (This post is in English and Spanish) I will begin today's post with a quotation from the booklet of the Sacred Heart Priests "Czciciel Bożego Serca" (in Polish), no. 3/2016, page 1: "Saint Anthony had already in his youth the truths of the holy religion imprinted forever … Continue reading Faith in God and His providence
John Paul II tried to show that the pursuit of personal holiness is revealed in the humanity of every human being, and thus can be realized by anyone at any time: during prayer, work, study, creative activity, meeting other people, practicing sports, discovering the beauty of nature, while exercising priestly, episcopal or papal ministry.
I have never doubted the existence of God; I believe that God created man in HIS image and likeness, created man out of love and called him to live in harmony with God. Belief in God and HIS love for man is a grace that I have experienced throughout my life.
There are limiting beliefs and supporting beliefs. Supportive beliefs reassure us that we can achieve what we strive for. Limiting beliefs sabotage our efforts. Most often they are related to past experiences that have affected our self-esteem.
The Eucharist is called the "sacrament of love" by St Thomas Aquinas. Why?