Live by dying

Each time my faith in Jesus moves me to deprive myself of some commodity or personal luxury by sharing my time, personal space or material goods with someone who urgently needs them, then I am dying and, at the same time, filling myself with life.

'Let us sow, for it will rain'

"Just as from the heavens the rain and snow come down, and do not return there till they have watered the earth, making it fertile and fruitful, giving seed to the one who sows and bread to the one who eats, so shall my word be that goes forth from…

Forgive Until It Hurts

Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him,“I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.” (Matthew 18:21-22)

“Live up to the uniform”

Forty years ago the great German theologian and Jesuit priest Karl Rahner declared, “The Christian of the future will be a mystic or he will not exist at all.” I would say that Christians today and those in the near future must not only be mystics, that is to say,…

Nothing is impossible

The Holy Father invited us to rediscover faith this year. I think that faith can be described as “the personal response to the experience of being found by someone who loves me.” When any one of us feels loved, we trust completely the person we are loved by because we…