A person’s character doesn’t come out of nowhere. It is built up over the course...– Archbishop William E. Lori
I thought I loved you, then the lights came on.– M.Makahanaloa
You see, we are called to greatness, each and every one of us. We are called to...– Emily Stimpson, Catholic Vote
My friend Margaret recently spoke of this pilgrimage at an event the Seattle Archdiocese hosts for young adults called Wine & Wisdom yesterday. Her story was so inspiring. I thought I’d share.
How do I even begin to write how I feel? Among so many other things of different kinds of fears and several different flavors of disgust — Who have I become? How do I let this go? How might I be released from the feelings boiling inside my head, worries floating like dust from my dehydrated heart. My thoughts have and will haunt me. How do I run away from a thought? How do I kill a thought,...
We become what we love and who we love shapes what we become. If we love things,...– Saint Claire of Assisi
The more we get what we now call ‘ourselves’ out of the way and let Him take us...– C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity (via robmlee)
My heart wants roots My mind wants wings. I cannot bear Their bickerings.– E.Y. Harburg
Existing < Living
I can’t afford to be too busy to heal. I will do something today that...– —Malia Makahanaloa We must use what we learn or we will lose it.
And out of that hopeless attempt has come nearly all that we call human...– C.S. Lewis
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the...– C.S. Lewis
1 Corinthians 13
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of...
And just like that, he said, ‘Now you see me, now you don’t.’– —The Great Illusionist
Feed a soul, fill a heart.
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart ...– Psalm 73:26
To say the very thing you mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other...– C.S. Lewis No other author can spark my fire and love for God the way CS can. It is the feeling of falling in love all over again.
The doors I close, stay closed.
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the...– Ernest Hemingway
Leaps and Bounds
I have found that the more thankful we become, the more every thing grows. Perspectives widen, depths deepen, resentments become forgiveness, rushing meets patience. I am confident that at the edge of your hopelessness, you will find the courage to take a leap of faith. “Faith is the capacity to allow God to surprise us.” Archbishop Joseph Tobin, Indianapolis —Malia Makahanaloa
In the sepulchre there by the sea.– Annabel Lee, Edgar Allen Poe
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing...– ROMANS 12:2
This time last year I sat in the middle of my own battle. One side wanting to...– Malia Makahanaloa “But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me”. 2 Corinthians 12:9
The desire for God is written in the human heart, because man is created by God...– The Catechism of the Catholic Church, Section1:”I Believe” — “We Believe” (26 - 184)
The more we believe that God hurts only to heal, the less we can believe that...– C.S. Lewis
Today is a new day. Hiding from your history only shackles you to it. We can’t...– ― Steve Maraboli ;Life, the Truth, and Being Free