Once a month, I try to join the #WorthRevisit link-up. This month, I wanted to re-post one of my articles from last Holy Week, as I continue to ponder Christ, His Passion, and my own passion for Him.
"How can someone, who doesn't feel God's presence, become a saint?! Quite simply, because they kept their faith and trust in Him. They continued to live a life according to love, trust, and goodness." When quietness is what we receive from God, perhaps we need to take a play from the saints' spiritual play book, and not interpret it as abandonment, but rather a spiritual exercise...
Yesterday, I wrote about thoughts inspired by the Army chaplain on Passion Saturday/Palm Sunday vigil Mass here. What I didn't thoroughly address was the chaplain's overarching theme to his homily, and a question I have spent time asking myself since then - do I consider Christ my passion? And, if I am called to, "die for our passions," as … Continue reading Is Christ A Passion?
I was sitting at Mass this past weekend, on Passion Saturday/vigil for Palm Sunday, and since both children were soundly asleep, I was able to actually listen to the chaplain's homily - for, perhaps the first time in a long time. The chaplain spoke about how we are all fans and fanatics about something in … Continue reading Jesus’ Passion