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Essays

Honoring Mother’s Day

Honoring Mother’s Day

Christ calls us to embrace motherhood. It might not be a physical motherhood, as we are not entitled to children, but we are called to spiritual fruitfulness. We are called to give of ourselves, in imitation of the Blessed Mother, in total love for Christ.

And that is not easy. In truth, our maternal calling may be one of the most challenging things we ever experience.

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4 Tips for Growing in Patience

4 Tips for Growing in Patience

Patience is the virtue which makes us accept for love of God, generously and peacefully, everything that is displeasing to our nature, without allowing ourselves to be depressed by the sadness which easily comes over us when we meet with disagreeable things.
– Father Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen

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Free to Be Me

Free to Be Me

Imagine any of one these scenes:

A mom resisting the dawn of her wiser years as she gets another round of botox.
A teenage boy wondering if somehow God made a mistake with him.
A newly retired father trying to find meaning in life outside the office.
A young woman fruitlessly looking for validation as she downloads yet another dating app.
A man returns to the bar for the third time this week in a desperate attempt to find meaning at the bottom of a glass.

So much of our personal struggles and search for purpose boil down to:
“Who am I? Why am I here?”

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