Always strive to choose not which is easiest, but what is hardest; not that...– St. John of the Cross (via my-crazy-catholic-life) -this is a hard one to take in.
Pray - I must be able to give only Jesus to the world. People are hungry for...– Blessed Mother Teresa (via becket)
The world offers you comfort. You were not made for comfort, but for greatness– Pope Benedict XVI (via crusadermaximus)
May all Christians be found worthy of either the pure white crown of a holy life...– St Cyprian (via my-crazy-catholic-life)
the heart of the matter: Excerpts from today's... →
rheady: True friendship is a holy relationship. In a holy friendship, no one stops caring about the other, no matter what happens. A holy friend imitates Christ, making sacrifices for the sake of the other, willing to do whatever will help heal wounds and overcome problems. When we accept God’s Covenant…
Adoring the Body of Christ means believing that there, in that piece of Bread,...– Pope Benedict XVI (Homily of May 22, 2008)
Preach the word, be urgent in season and out of season, convince, rebuke, and...– 2 Tim 4:2-5 (via thecatholicgirl)
We are living in an extraordinary time in Church history. Could it be that the divisions which characterized the Second Millennium of Church history will find their healing in this Third Millennium as the Holy Spirit, working through the Successor of Peter, moves the Church toward a model of full communion which restores both orthodoxy and orthopraxy within legitimate diversity? Let us continue...
“Give us this day our daily bread.” Anyone who asks for bread today is poor. ...– Pope Benedict XVI’s meditation on the Our Father - Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread Check out Make A Friar! (via becket)
When one reads the Holy Scriptures, one should apply everything to oneself and...– St. Marcus Eremita (Mark the Monk)
To Praise, To Bless, To Preach: Momma Mary, hold... →
topraisetoblesstopreach: I have this beautiful, old wooden rosary. It was blessed by JPII. It was given to me at the end of my second year of college by our chaplain at the end of a confession. It was his personal rosary, that he received as a seminarian and got blessed by the Holy Father… If anyone loves Mary, it is…
Remember that when you leave this earth you can take nothing of what you have...– St. Francis of Assisi Lord, I give it all to you, for it is all yours anyways. (via becket)
Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.– Blessed Mother Teresa (via my-crazy-catholic-life)
island music brings it back - hawaii summer 2010! →
i kinda miss everyone. … ahahah. i guess i’ll just watch glee.
To make the sign of the Cross is to pronounce a visible and public yes to Him...– Pope Benedict XVI (via my-crazy-catholic-life) amen!!
jesus was a story teller
crowsandlocusts: buenoamigo: “I used to think songwriting was something that was a gift or a natural talent, something you just had or didnt have. However, I keep being reminded even within my own songwriting community that perseverance is often the great decider in separating good songwriters, from standout ones. You just have to stay consistent, and when discouragement comes, STAY...
We do not draw people to Christ by loudly discrediting what they believe, by...– Madeleine L’Engle (via simplysaved)
To love another person is to see the face of God.– Victor Hugo, Les Miserables (via crusadermaximus)
desire for MUSIC.
i’ve been getting a little homesick as far as music and jammin’ out with people go… i really miss collaborating with people and serving and worshiping in music ministry.. but i’m sure God will reveal to me musicians and music ministers soon enough! slowly, but surely =P but i have this uber strong desire to delve more deeply into song writing or playing piano and...
Jesus’ whole existence is summed up in the words ‘Yes, I have come to do your...– Pope Benedict XVI This is true love. The love of the Son for his Father. The One who invites us into this love. Would that we would have hearts like this. Hearts that say, Father, my only desire is to do what you ask of me. My only desire is to be yours. Then we will be true Christians, truly...
I cannot persuade myself that without love to others, and without, as far as...– St. Basil of Caesarea (via azspot)
Lord Jesus, you alone can sustain me with your life-giving Word and Spirit. Give me joy and strength to serve you always. dailyscripture.net | mark 8:14-21
When you accept the way that things are, you realize how much God has already...– CSULB Campus Based 1st General Meeting (via rheady)