One of my favorite books of the Bible is Job. I love its honesty in how it treats faith and challenges the idea of the “perfect life”. Read the Post WHAT JOB TEACHES ABOUT FAITH AND LIVING THE PERFECT LIFE
Among Catholics and non-Catholics alike, millions are enamored by Pope Francis. But beyond his rock star status, he has done much to help people rediscover the power of the Gospel. So what have you been doing lately? Read the Post WHAT THE POPE TAUGHT US ABOUT LIVING OUR FAITH
The First Amendment to our country’s Constitution says that:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
By this, you are guaranteed the freedom of religion. It also forbids Congress from restricting your religious practices.
But what if you were Charee Stanley? Read the Post WHAT’S SO IMPORTANT ABOUT GREAT FAITH?
Growing up, my mom was a very devout Catholic. By that I’m not referring to that old joke about devout Catholics going to Mass only on Christmas Eve and Easter Sunday. My mom was super-religious.
My mom made sure my brother and I went to Mass each Sunday, went to Confession on Saturday and committed to say the rosary every evening before dinner. That’s a lot of hardcore praying.
Why did my mom push us to do all this? Read the Post TRUE RELIGION HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH BEING “RELIGIOUS”
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I/I took the one less traveled by/And that has made all the difference–Robert Frost, “The Road Not Taken”
Life is sometimes filled with tough decisions to make. Where even when you choose what is right, somehow you still don’t feel good about it. Read the Post THE ROAD CHRIST TRAVELLED
Ever felt like an imposter? Inadequate? Try being Jessica Lynch. Try being a disciple tasked to feed 5000 people. Read the Post FEELING INADEQUATE? TRY FEEDING 5000 HUNGRY PEOPLE
Perhaps you are thinking “I need to go on a vacation!” If so, today’s devotional is especially for you! Read the Post WHERE YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR WORRIES BEHIND–AND ESCAPE!
Our readings today call for us to think about our legacy. How do you want to be remembered? What kind of impact did we make in this world? Read the Post THE LEGACY WE LEAVE AS FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST
How should we as Christians deal with adversity? Today’s reading from 2 Corinthians (12:2-10) sheds some light on the subject. Read the Post HOW SHOULD WE DEAL WITH OUR ENEMIES?