Why does God remain a mystery?
God remains a mystery not because the Lord sins or because he does not love. The reason why the Lord remains a mystery is because His love overwhelms us. Yes, how He can love us so much is more than remarkable; it is incomprehensible. —Fr. Alfonse Nazzaro
open hands aren't always meant to be filled
Sometimes when we’re grasping for things we want, God takes our frantic little hand in His and says, “No, no… I don’t have anything to give you right now. But hold my hand… and just walk with Me for a while.”
You seek the company of friends who, with their conversation and affection, with their friendship, make the exile of this world more bearable for you. There is nothing wrong with that, although friends sometimes let you down. But how is it you don’t frequent daily with greater intensity the company, the conversation, of the great Friend, who never lets you down? —St. Josemaria Escriva,...
praying for The Pines...
“It is not enough that you love them, they must know they are loved.” —St. John Bosco St. John Bosco is a boss. He’s also the patron of youth… and seeing as The Pines summer staff officially began training/formation at dinner tonight, I’m starting this novena today. It will end as they wrap up training and rest up over the weekend for a long, hard summer of...
As long as faith gives me strength, I will always be joyful!– Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassatti
We must open our eyes to admire God who hides and at the same time reveals...– Blessed Pope John Paul II
Would that I could set the whole world on fire with the love of God!– St. Paul of the Cross
When my parents told me it was time to get a...
Jesus loves you always, even when you don’t feel worthy. When not accepted by...– Mother Teresa