Once we go down that path of “not having to follow the rules” … We become complacent by simply “following our hearts” and risk seriously damaging our relationship with God.
The Great Adventure Blog
In the Gospels, our Lord presents us with a difficult challenge. He says that if we wish to be his disciples, we must deny ourselves, pick up our cross, and follow him
In this week’s Encountering the Word video for the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jeff Cavins discusses one of the most difficult things Christians are called to do.
In a world that has made the word “freedom” synonymous with “I can do whatever I want as long as I’m not ‘hurting’ anyone,” the question of why we need rules in society, and why we should keep them, often comes up in daily life.
In the biblical account of creation we read how God made everything and then “God looked at everything he had made, and he found it very good” (Genesis 1:31).
Watching the images of people helping each other in the flooded streets of Houston inspired me. Knowing that their neighbors were in trouble, everyday heroes used whatever they could find, a row boat, a paddle board, or a kid’s blow up toy, to help someone.
Had Augustine lived today, I am sure we would all be following him on social media. His Twitter page would no doubt be filled with witty quips,