Being a Christian…

What does it mean to be a Christian/Catholic, a follower of Christ? It’s a very daunting task to summarize it all in one blog post, for sure. Nevertheless, here is my humble attempt. Sometimes when it comes to theology I think it’s helpful when trying to understand something if I know what it’s NOT. So […]

The Windex to Our Souls

“Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8)   Jesus Christ is the “Image of the invisible God” (Colossians 1:15), Light from Light: the Light from the Father, and the invisible Light through whom all visible light is made. He is “the Light of the world” (John 8:12), and especially […]

Rediscovering my roots: World Youth Day 2011

When I volunteered to write a retrospective piece on my trip to World Youth Day, I thought it would be a relatively easy task.  I would simply write about my experience, most likely in the form of a chronicle, and that would be it.  As the days went by, and especially by the end of […]

As Told By God

She only smiles when there’s someone watching. “Such a beautiful smile,” they say, “It’s a gift to the world.” When she’s alone the smile fades, and it doesn’t take long before life’s troubles find the empty corners of her mind. She doesn’t resist though. She let’s them overcome her like waves crashing into the deepest parts […]

Awakened Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life” – Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life” – Proverbs 4:23 (NLT) “With closest custody, guard your heart, for in it are the sources of life” – Proverbs 4:23 (NAB) “Keep your […]

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