Little Miracles Happen Everyday

Every day, billions of people wake up in the morning and go about their busy days. For some, the busyness of the day does not allow for time to reflect, while for others, the mundane routine offers little to look forward to, or to be grateful for. The nature of life today does not oftenContinue reading “Little Miracles Happen Everyday”

What’s So Good about Good Friday?

What is Good Friday and why do we call Good Friday “good” when it is such a dark and bleak event commemorating a day of suffering and death for Jesus? Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, is the Christian holy day to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus and His death at Calvary. It is alsoContinue reading “What’s So Good about Good Friday?”

Are you ready to ride the bus?

When you are in the best of times, it seems like everybody loves you, even your enemies become your friends. It is though when you need them the most that everyone you know backs off. It is at your worst that you understand who is your real friend and who truly cares. This is theContinue reading “Are you ready to ride the bus?”

Our Children, Our Future

One of my favourite songs from the eighties is “The Greatest Love of All,” the mega hit by Whitney Houston. When I consider why I like this song so much, it’s the first line of the lyrics that just grabs me right away, “I believe the children are our future.”  At about 35, most adultsContinue reading “Our Children, Our Future”

Some of God’s Greatest Gifts Are Unanswered Prayers

All of us who have put something in God’s care always tend to steal it right back. It is not that we intentionally do it, but it is very natural for us to go back to something that we are concerned about. How do you leave a problem in God’s hands and not steal itContinue reading “Some of God’s Greatest Gifts Are Unanswered Prayers”

Let Go Of What No Longer Serves You

In life, we often hold on to things that aren’t helping us elevate to the next level. We hold on to relationships, friendships, jobs and even bad habits that no longer serve us. Why do we do this? Because, for the most part, people fear the unknown. We tend to get scared at the ideaContinue reading “Let Go Of What No Longer Serves You”

Perfection is an Illusion

The pursuit of perfection accompanies many of us in all areas of life: We want to do a great job, have a flawless body, spend wonderful holidays on beaches that look and feel like paradise, and then post the perfect pictures of this perfect trip on Instagram. We are always pushing ourselves to the limitContinue reading “Perfection is an Illusion”

Have You Any Room for Jesus?

Have you ever wondered, why was there no room for them in the inn?  I can imagine Joseph thinking, “All right, enough is enough! First, my wife-to-be gets pregnant! Now we are living under a constant cloud of scandal and suspicion. The whole town is making fun of us, and why wouldn’t they? Who isContinue reading “Have You Any Room for Jesus?”

St. Francis Xavier

Today is the feast of St. Francis Xavier, a Jesuit, one of St. Ignatius Loyola’s closest friends and an original founding companion of the Society of Jesus, is most honored by the Catholic Church, other Christian churches, and the Jesuit order for his missionary accomplishments particularly in India, Southeast Asia and Japan. His missionary travels tookContinue reading “St. Francis Xavier”

Friendship Requires EFFORT

As we grow older, some friendships may slowly start to diminish. It could be because you’ve started to grow apart, maybe you’ve become too different from each other. Sometimes we become extremely busy, and we don’t have as much time as we used to, to hang out with said friends. Maybe you’ve made new friends,Continue reading “Friendship Requires EFFORT”