Tag Archive: hope

May 11

Proper Christian Behavior

More Christians should read the writings of the early Church fathers. Admittedly, I have only begun to do so myself. The first half of the following should be read and reread periodically by all Christian bloggers. "Cultivate quietness in word, quietness in deed, likewise in speech and gait; and avoid impetuous eagerness. For then the …

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Apr 04

Christian Bereavement

Apropos in light of the pope’s passing: “The faith of Christ teaches more than courage in the face of death. Our attitude to death is transformed. As we come to a more intimate experience of the reality of God, we may enter into the overcoming power and strength of the great words of Christ, ‘I …

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Jun 24

Gaudete Semper!

In the midst of all the scandal of Communiongate, abusive priests, and rampant heterodoxy, it’s important to take note of joyful people, events, and ideas. The Ryan’s Well Foundation is one of those. “I was thirsty and you gave me drink.” Matthew 25:35b I really need to do more for my fellow man than just …

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Jun 24

God Rest His Soul

It’s sad when the Lord calls someone so young home, especially when they had a difficult life. Mattie Stepanek, and others like him, are shining examples of how to live lives full of faith, hope, and love. “I am very human. Some people think I am always brave. I try to be, but I cry …

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